Joseph R. Schaper - Maron Marvel

Joseph R. Schaper



100 West Station Square Drive
Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

P (412) 773-8381 Fax (412) 281-5522

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Joe Schaper practices asbestos litigation in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, as well as benzene- and diesel-fume-related litigation in West Virginia. 

For more than 20 years, Joe has acted as regional counsel for a former asbestos apparel manufacturer and coordinates its litigation in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. He serves as local counsel for product manufacturers, suppliers, contractors, and premises owners in various toxic tort matters, involving asbestos, benzene, diesel fumes, and other chemicals, which are currently pending in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Joe is an asset to clients due to his years of experience in these jurisdictions, as well as his decades-long relationships with various plaintiffs’ counsel.


Duquesne University School of Law (J.D.)

Pennsylvania State University (B.A.)

Professional Recognition

Named to The Best Lawyers in America® since 2021 for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Named to The Best Lawyers in America® since 2018 for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants

Organizations/Committee Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • West Virginia Bar Association
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West Virginia
Supreme Court of the United States

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