About James A. Mazzotta
James A. Mazzotta joined Thomson, Rhodes & Cowie in May 2017 as “Special Counsel,” representing employers, self-insureds and third-party administrators in Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Disease litigation. Prior to joining TR&C, Mr. Mazzotta was a partner at another Pittsburgh Workers’ Compensation firm for nearly 30 years where he handled cases in the western half of Pennsylvania. Mr. Mazzotta has developed a very practical and cost-minded approach handling and litigating workers’ compensation claims. His experience is extensive in the area pension and other offset cases which include two successful decisions from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. Appellant practice has been a particular area of interest for Mr. Mazzotta with nearly 30 reported cases from the Commonwealth and Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania. He has written briefs and argued before Commonwealth Court, Panels, the Commonwealth Court en banc, and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.