Anthony J. Baratta (“Tony”) is a founding member of Baratta, Russell and Baratta. Tony is an accomplished trial lawyer. He focuses his trial skills in representing people seriously injured or killed due to car or truck accidents, medical errors, product liability or by the defective condition of property. He also handles workers compensation claims for injured workers.
Tony is AV Preeminate rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, a Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a member of the Pennsylvania Brain Injury Association (BPIA). Tony serves on the board of the Philadelphia VIP and has been named as a Super Lawyer annually since 2006 (an honor bestowed on the top five percent of Pennsylvania lawyers).
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) To help pay for school, Tony worked at various times as a bus-boy, waiter and short-order cook. To this day he can make over-easy eggs without breaking the yolk. 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 Works (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 lives with his wife and three sons in Richboro, Pennsylvania. His little league coaching days are now over however he continues to serve as a Board Member (Safety Director) of the Northampton Council Rock Baseball Association.