Edwin H. Beachler

Edwin H. Beachler

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
866-466-5789 (Toll Free)

Attorney Edwin Beachler is a partner at the law firm of Caroselli, Beachler & Coleman, L.L.C. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University and a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Attorney Beachler focuses his practice on asbestos and mesothelioma litigation, medical malpractice, product liability, workers' compensation, toxic torts and personal injury litigation. Since 1974, he has been representing people diagnosed with mesothelioma, lung cancer, colon cancer and other asbestos-related diseases. He is peer-rated* AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for very high ethical standards, legal ability and professional excellence.

Attorney Beachler has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus of the Year from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998 and elected a Fellow with the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is also recognized as a Best Lawyer in America and by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association where he previously served as treasurer, secretary, board of governors (NLSA) and Judiciary Committee member. Attorney Beachler's professional memberships also include the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County and the American College of Trial Lawyers.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Mesothelioma Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Worker Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1965
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1965
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1965
  • U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1965
  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1962


  • Adjunct Professor, University of Pittsburgh Law School, 1997 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1998
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2004-2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1995-2016
  • Top 50 Pittsburgh Super Lawyers, 2009
  • Lead Counsel Rated Personal Injury Law, 2015, 2016
  • Martindale Hubbell peer-rated AV Preeminent

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, President, 1972
  • Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, Hearing Examiner, 1972 - 1974
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Treasurer, 1975
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Secretary, 1976
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 1974
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee, 1997 - 1999
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Board of Governors, NLSA, 1973 - 1980
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1970
  • American Bar Association, 1970
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, 1970
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, 1989
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, 1991 - 1999
  • Pittsburgh Dance Council, Board of Directors, 1996 - 2009
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2001

Pro Bono Activities

  • Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania, Board of Directors, 2006
  • Pennsylvania Lawyers Fund for Client Security Board

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