Pete Giglione, Attorney

Practice Areas

• Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Peter Giglione Super Lawyers  Academy of Trial Lawyers

Peter D. Giglione


Attorney Peter D. Giglione has 20 years of legal experience and an extensive winning record in the courtroom. Prior to joining Massa, Butler & Giglione, ‘Pete’ worked for a large, national law firm, where he tried multiple nursing home abuse and neglect cases and other types of lawsuits in numerous courts. Pete has won millions of Dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients. While his practice has focused primarily on representing victims of nursing home abuse and neglect and their families, Pete also represents plaintiffs of all ages in other types of cases, including automobile collisions, premises liability, consumer protection, medical malpractice, vaccine injury, and products liability.

Starting in 2010 and continuing through 2017, Pete’s peers voted him as a “Rising Star” in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers rankings. In 2018, he was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer – an honor awarded to no more than 2.5 percent of all practicing attorneys in Pennsylvania. In 2013, he was named a “Top 40 under 40” trial lawyers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by The National Trial Lawyers organization. That same year he was inducted into the prestigious Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, an invitation-only group limited to 200 active members.

Pete is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. He has successfully argued appeals before the Pennsylvania Superior and Supreme Courts. Pete frequently lectures at Legal Education seminars related to nursing home and medical malpractice cases, and he also speaks at healthcare ethics conferences. He has served as a faculty member of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the University of Pittsburgh Consortium Ethics Program, and in 2012 for the Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Court Judges.

Pete is currently an adjunct Professor of Law at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where he serves as Director of the Trial Advocacy Program, overseeing all Trial Advocacy courses and the law school’s Trial Moot Court Program. He also teaches the Legal Issues in Healthcare course to undergraduates, Masters and Doctorate degree candidates, and Trial Advocacy courses to second and third-year law students, at Duquesne University School of Law.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Ohio
  • West Virginia


  • Rising Star, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers organization
  • Member, Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County

Classes / Seminars

  • Faculty Member, Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Faculty Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Faculty Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Faculty Member, University of Pittsburgh Consortium Ethics Program
  • Faculty Member, Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Court Judges, 2012
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Director of the Trial Advocacy Program, Duquesne University in Pittsburgh