Christopher D. Pavuk

Managing Partner

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(570) 558-4820
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(570) 558-4823
Scranton, PA
125 N. Washington Ave.
Suite 240
Scranton
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PA
18503
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PRACTICE AREAS

Workers' Compensation

Federal Black Lung

Medical Marijuana

Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

District of Columbia

United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Education

Widener University School of Law

J.D., 1998

University of Scranton

B.A., 1994

Christopher D. Pavuk, managing partner of Chartwell Law’s Scranton, Pennsylvania office, focuses his practice on the representation of employers, insurance carriers, third-party administrators and self-insureds in the defense of workers compensation matters.

Christopher D. Pavuk, managing partner of Chartwell Law’s Scranton, Pennsylvania office, focuses his practice on the representation of employers, insurance carriers, third-party administrators and self-insureds in the defense of workers compensation matters.

Chris handles workers’ compensation cases across a variety of industries, including healthcare, trucking and manufacturing. He assists these clients in limiting their liability and exposure. At the onset of an engagement, Chris provides a thorough individual case analysis to determine whether litigation or settlement is the correct path, saving clients money and time.

A leader in the legal community, Chris has been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list as seen in both Philadelphia magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine since 2017, in the practice area of workers’ compensation.

Chris served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Richard P. Conaboy of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and Chairman of the United States Sentencing Commission in Washington, D. C.  His experience as a federal law clerk introduced him to a wide variety of practice areas including civil rights, Social Security, and employment law litigation.

Professional Associations

American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Lackawanna Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

Achievements

Selected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® (2017-2021)

Presentations

10/16/18 - Spoke at 22nd Annual Northeastern Rehabilitation Symposium, "Ethical Responsibility of Nurse Case Managers in Workers' Compensation"

4/21/16 – Spoke at Pennsylvania Community Provider Association Trust meeting, "Course and Scope of Employment"

3/23/16 – Spoke at Annual Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Conference in Harrisburg, PA on topic of IMEs

Christopher D. Pavuk, managing partner of Chartwell Law’s Scranton, Pennsylvania office, focuses his practice on the representation of employers, insurance carriers, third-party administrators and self-insureds in the defense of workers compensation matters.

Chris handles workers’ compensation cases across a variety of industries, including healthcare, trucking and manufacturing. He assists these clients in limiting their liability and exposure. At the onset of an engagement, Chris provides a thorough individual case analysis to determine whether litigation or settlement is the correct path, saving clients money and time.

A leader in the legal community, Chris has been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list as seen in both Philadelphia magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine since 2017, in the practice area of workers’ compensation.

Chris served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Richard P. Conaboy of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and Chairman of the United States Sentencing Commission in Washington, D. C.  His experience as a federal law clerk introduced him to a wide variety of practice areas including civil rights, Social Security, and employment law litigation.

Professional Associations

American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Lackawanna Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

Achievements

Selected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® (2017-2021)

Presentations

10/16/18 - Spoke at 22nd Annual Northeastern Rehabilitation Symposium, "Ethical Responsibility of Nurse Case Managers in Workers' Compensation"

4/21/16 – Spoke at Pennsylvania Community Provider Association Trust meeting, "Course and Scope of Employment"

3/23/16 – Spoke at Annual Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Conference in Harrisburg, PA on topic of IMEs

ATTORNEY'S Resources

Event
WEBINAR: The Course and Scope of Employment
WEBINAR: The Course and Scope of Employment
Part 2 of the PA Workers' Compensation Webinar Series
WEBINAR: The Course and Scope of Employment
Part 2 of the PA Workers' Compensation Webinar Series
June 16, 2021
July 22, 2021
Results
Chartwell Wins Important Pennsylvania Appellate Decision for Employer
Chartwell Wins Important Pennsylvania Appellate Decision for Employer
Chartwell Wins Important Pennsylvania Appellate Decision for Employer
April 12, 2021
December 19, 2017