Christopher J. Marzzacco is a non-equity partner in the civil litigation department of Anapol Schwartz.
Christopher J. Marzzacco earned his law degree in 1996 from Widener University School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from Wilkes University in 1993. Mr. Marzzacco was formerly a partner with Wiley, Lenox, Colgan and Marzzacco, P.C. from 2000 to 2008 and a partner with Colgan Marzzacco, LLC, until 2010. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Marzzacco began his legal career as a Deputy District Attorney with the Dauphin County District Attorney's Office in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where he gained valuable jury trial experience, litigating numerous cases before juries.
As a plaintiff's personal injury lawyer, Mr. Marzzacco has successfully handled cases for his clients against those responsible for injuring them. His practice emphasizes representing persons injured by others in automobile and Pennsylvania trucking accidents, and he has won numerous multimillion-dollar lawsuits as a car accident lawyer. Mr. Marzzacco also represents persons injured in slip and fall accidents, work accidents, animal bites and other incidents where others have caused injury. Mr. Marzzacco has handled wrongful death cases and complex cases involving serious and permanent injuries. In 2008, Mr. Marzzacco obtained a $2.15 million dollar settlement in an automobile accident injury case.
In 2008, Mr. Marzzacco was certified as a Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a prestigious trial lawyers organization that is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of all US Attorneys are members. He is also a member of the American Association of Justice (formerly ATLA), the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (formerly PATLA) and has served on York and Dauphin County's panel of Arbitrators in general civil litigation cases. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Dauphin County Bar Association, York County Bar Association and Cumberland County Bar Association. Mr. Marzzacco has taught trial advocacy at Widener University School of Law's Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (ITAP) since 2001 and has coached Widener University's Mock Trial Team as well.
In 2010, Mr. Marzzacco authored 7 Fatal Mistakes Victims of Accidents Make in PA and How to Avoid Making Them, a useful guide for injured victims. Mr. Marzzacco has lectured for the Dauphin County Bar Association and other groups and has written on the topics of personal injury law, automobile law and automobile insurance issues.
In 2010, Mr. Marzzacco was appointed to the Board of Directors of Vinny's Kids, a charitable organization devoted to helping hospitalized children, children with special needs and their families. Mr. Marzzacco also serves on the VK5k Committee. Mr. Marzzacco also volunteers as an assistant softball coach for the Susquehanna Township Girls Fastpitch Recreation League, as head softball coach for the Central PA Krunch Jr. Olympic Team, as well as donating his time to other charitable, church and community organizations throughout Central Pennsylvania.