Melvin L. Vatz

Law Office of Melvin L. Vatz

1374 Terrace Drive
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15228


Age Discrimination, Auto Accident, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Employment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wage and Hour, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Termination

Attorney Melvin L. Vatz


Over 40 Years of Experience

Since 1976, Attorney Melvin Vatz has focused his practice on civil and criminal trials. His civil trial practice concentrates on employment law and workers’ rights issues. He represents the interests of working men and women and small businesses with legal problems arising from employment disputes, discrimination claims, contractual disputes, workers’ compensation injuries, and personal injury claims.
As a trial lawyer, he tries cases in both federal and state cases, and argues appeals in both federal and state appellate courts. In addition to his active trial practice, Melvin is a mediator and arbitrator in employment law disputes, having been certified in federal court following completion of 40 hours of mediation training.

Attorney Vatz’s education includes:

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Juris Doctorate – 1976
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A. – 1973
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Experience

Attorney Vatz has been honored to receive AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated 5.0 out of 5 for his dedicated legal service and knowledge of the law. This is backed by a number of professional admissions and his work with continuing education lectures.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982


  • Lecture, workers’ compensation
  • Lecture, Employment Law
  • Lecture, Legal Ethics

Contact Law Office of Melvin L. Vatz

Pittsburgh Criminal Defense Lawyer

Phone Numbers:

P: 412-391-3030
F: 412-281-9509


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1374 Terrace Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15228