Gregory J. Pagano was born and raised in Philadelphia. He graduated from law school in 1993 with a joint degree – a Juris Doctorate and a Masters Degree in Business and Finance.
He worked for two years as a law clerk to the late Honorable Anthony J. DeFino, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia, Criminal Division, Major Trials Division. As a law clerk he observed some of the best attorneys in the country litigate criminal cases, extensively researched a multitude of criminal issues and drafted opinions for the Judge. Most importantly, he was mentored by a man who was a pillar in the Pennsylvania legal community. Anthony J. DeFino was a skilled and renowned trial attorney and a revered criminal trial court judge who had a passion for law and justice and individual rights.
In 1995 he started his own practice focusing on criminal defense and personal injury work. Over the years Mr. Pagano has litigated thousands of cases. Most of his practice over the years has focused on criminal defense work. However, he has also been involved in the litigation of a multitude of serious and complex civil cases. He has recovered millions of dollars in civil settlements for his clients injured or killed in accidents and in civil rights violations. He has represented people from all walks of life including judges, doctors, surgeons, attorneys, police officers, priests, accountants, realtors and mortgage brokers, athletes, musicians, business owners, union leaders, children, students and the homeless.
Mr. Pagano has built his practice on time honored principles – hard work and dedication – fighting tirelessly for his clients and providing them with the best possible results, service and advice before, during and after litigation. Mr. Pagano has represented clients all over Pennsylvania and throughout the United States; New York, Ohio, Maryland, Iowa, West Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware and Florida. Mr. Pagano has been lead trial counsel in cases of all type. He has been involved in some of the most notorious and complex federal trials in Philadelphia’s history; capital homicides, RICO, organized crime and racketeering cases, white collar cases, drug distribution, drug smuggling and drug transportation cases, rape, robbery and assault cases, fraud, theft, political corruption and embezzlement cases and bus, truck and car accident cases.
In an effort to provide you with the best results and service possible the firm also includes Sarah Jones, Esquire, George V. Troilo, Esquire, Henry George, Esquire, and Dana Camacho, Legal Assistant. We are committed to you and your case from start to finish.
The firm is conveniently located in Center City Philadelphia in the Philadelphia Building at 1315 Walnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107.