Anthony J. Baratta (“Tony”) is the founding member of Baratta Law. Tony is an accomplished trial lawyer. He focuses his trial skills in representing people seriously injured or killed due to medical mistakes, defective products, car wrecks, and dangerous property conditions. Over the past 33 years he has achieved verdicts and settlements cumulatively of over $200 Million and has tried more than 50 cases to jury verdicts. Tony has also argued before the appellate courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey more than 10 times.
Tony is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell and a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate. Tony has been named as a Super Lawyer annually since 2006 (an honor bestowed on the top five percent of Pennsylvania Lawyers). Tony is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a Board Member of the Pennsylvania Brain Injury Association (BPIA). Tony has served on the Boards of the Philadelphia VIP and Northampton Baseball Association.
Tony grew up in the Frankford section of Northeast Philadelphia, and attended all of his schooling on Broad Street (St. Joseph’s Preparatory High School, LaSalle University and Temple Law School). After law school, he was a law clerk to the Honorable James. T. McDermott of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and thereafter worked for five years in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted rape and child abuse cases. Tony stays heavily involved with his Philly roots by performing pro bono work for the Philadelphia VIP (representing indigent Philadelphians in various civil matters). In 2018, Tony was the recipient of the First Judicial District Pro Bono Award for the Civil Trial Division in Philadelphia.
Tony is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey State and Federal Courts.
Tony lives with his wife in Richboro, Pennsylvania. They have three sons.