Raising A Voice: Strong Advocates For The Injured And Disabled

Christopher Marzzacco is the Owner and Managing Attorney of Marzzacco Niven & Associates. Attorney Marzzacco brings a unique blend of skill, experience, and results to the firm.

He has secured exceptional recoveries in auto accident cases for his clients, including settlements of $2.15 million, $1.85 million, $1.625 million, $1.5 million, $1.015 million, and $1 million. He has also obtained multiple confidential, multimillion-dollar mediation settlements in cases involving defective products.  

As a result of these successes, Attorney Marzzacco is a member of the Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum, where membership is limited to fewer than 1% of lawyers in the United States. Attorney Marzzacco has been rated by his peers as “The Best Lawyers in America” every year since 2017 and named in “Super Lawyers” every year since 2017.

At Marzzacco Niven & Associates, we are committed to understanding our clients’ needs and representing their interests to the best extent possible. Our motto is to treat our clients as the lawyers in the firm would want to be treated, and we are proud of our success in doing this.

All of our attorneys know both the law and the strategy necessary to win a case. We have carefully selected the lawyers and support staff in our office and trained them vigorously so that they can provide the best possible representation for their clients.

Comprehensive Experience On Behalf Of The Ill, Injured, And Disabled and Those Discriminated Against in the Workplace

Historically, our founding attorney Katherine Niven was chosen by Governor Casey’s office in 1990 to be the Chief Counsel for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. She was the top government lawyer in Pennsylvania for workers’ compensation and oversaw the enforcement of the workers’ compensation laws. She has also served as a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation judge in numerous counties.

Ms. Niven created our firm in order to put that experience to work for you. After being a judge for several years, she was motivated to start a law firm that would provide excellent quality service to clients who had been injured on the job or who were unable to work because of either mental or physical problems and needed Social Security Disability benefits.

Meet Our Workers’ Comp, SSD, And Personal Injury Lawyers

The attorneys at Marzzacco Niven & Associates provide zealous, professional legal services in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Employment Discrimination. With eight offices strategically located throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, we represent clients across Pennsylvania in all aspects of their benefits claims.

Our attorneys’ complete understanding of the law and their proactive, results-oriented approach allows us to provide sound advice and swift resolution to our clients’ legal issues. Whether you need assistance with the initial application for benefits or help challenging the denial of your claim, we are prepared to provide the representation you need.

Our Worker’s Compensation Division is overseen by Attorneys Adam Crosier and Jesse Rhodeside.  Adam and Jesse have both been awarded the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s distinction as a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation.

Our Social Security Disability Division is overseen by Attorney Michelle Rhizor. Attorney Rhizor has practiced in the Social Security Disability field for more than 10 years and has given oral arguments before the Pennsylvania Superior and Pennsylvania Commonwealth Courts.

Attorney Tom Meister has over 40 years of experience litigating Social Security and other cases and has lectured in the past on various topics in workers’ compensation litigation, unemployment compensation, and Social Security Disability claims. Attorney Nicole Ridley came to our firm with a unique experience from her pro bono work helping Social Security claimants in the community.

One of the only truly full-service Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, and Employment Discrimination law firms in Central Pennsylvania, our firm also handles cases from the initial application for Social Security and the Social Security Administration all the way through appeals to the 3rd Circuit of the Federal District Court. Our appellate advocate, Shreya Tripathi Bhardwaj, uses her experience representing more than 400 Social Security claimants to help our clients succeed on appeal.

Our attorneys are smart, capable, hardworking, and tough. To learn more about our individual attorneys and their backgrounds, please visit the links below to view their profiles.