Four Marzzacco Niven & Associates Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers

Four Marzzacco Niven & Associates Lawyers have been recognized by Super Lawyers for their outstanding representation of Pennsylvania clients.  Firm owner Christopher J. Marzzacco was recognized for the 8th year in a row. Associates, Jordan A. Marzzacco, and Rebecca L. Bailey, were again named 2024 Pennsylvania Rising Stars, the 4th year that Jordan has been featured on the list and the 5th for Rebecca. Special congratulation are in order for Jesse Rhodeside, who was recognized as a 2024 Pennsylvania Rising Star for the first time in his career.  Rhodeside is the firm’s first workers’ compensation lawyer to be named to this prestigious list.

Super Lawyers uses a rigorous process to identify the top attorneys in each state, conducting independent research, accepting peer nominations, and utilizing peer evaluations for lawyers in over 70 practice specialties.  Out of the thousands of lawyers in Pennsylvania, 5% are designated as Super Lawyers, and just 2.5% are honored with the Rising Star distinction. Multiple inclusions on the Super Lawyer lists place these four lawyers squarely among the Pennsylvania legal elite. At Marzzacco Niven & Associates, we are thrilled to see four of our hardworking attorneys lauded by one of the top legal rating services in the country. These awards represent a tireless commitment to the interests of their clients and their ability to construct cases that obtain top results in personal injurySocial Security Disability, and workers’ compensation matters.

Christopher J. Marzzacco

Christopher J. Marzzacco

In addition to being recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyer, since 2017, Christopher Marzzacco has also been rated as one of The Best Lawyers in America, also a peer-reviewed, merit-based recognition. Representing the families of those killed by others in tractor-trailer or truck crashes, car crashes, worksite incidents and other complex matters, Mr. Marzzacco has obtained multiple results in excess of $1 million for his clients, including a case settled in 2021 for $5.65 million on behalf of a client wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for murder.

In addition, Marzzacco has settled many confidential multimillion-dollar settlements in cases involving clients hurt by defective or dangerous consumer products. Mr. Marzzacco has served on the Pennsylvania trial lawyers’ association’s Board of Governors since 2022, and has taught and lectured at Widener University Commonwealth Law School’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (ITAP) since 2001and will do so again later this month. Marzzacco has also taught dozens of continuing legal education sessions to his peers since 2010, and has been published in the Legal Intelligencer and other prestigious publications.  

Jordan A. Marzzacco

Jordan Marzzacco

Jordan A. Marzzacco graduated cum laude from Widener University School of Law, where she was a member of the Widener Law Journal review staff, publishing several articles relating to personal injury law. 

After graduation, Ms. Marzzacco practiced as a civil litigation defense lawyer for a few years before moving to the other side of the courtroom as a plaintiff’s attorney, representing victims in mass-tort pharmaceutical cases and victims of catastrophic motor vehicle crashes. 

She currently represents individual personal injury victims as part of the Marzzacco & Niven personal injury department.

Jordan has been named to the National Trial Lawyers list of Top 40 under 40 every year since 2020,  and was recently included in the 2024 edition of “Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch” for her outstanding professional excellence in private practice.  Jordan currently serves on the Board of Governors on Pennsylvania’s trial lawyers’ association (PAJ), currently holding the Future Leaders’ Section Chair position.

Rebecca L. Bailey

Rebecca L. Bailey

Rebecca L. Bailey received her law degree from Widener University School of Law in 2015, where she was a Woman’s Law Caucus Member and a student mentor. After law school, Ms. Bailey was an associate in another worker’s compensation and personal injury law firm. 

In her role as an associate at Marzzacco Niven & Associates, Rebecca represents personal injury victims and those injured on the job. She is licensed to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She also volunteers pro bono services at the Bethesda Mission Legal Clinic and the Dauphin County Bar Association’s Pro Bono programs. Rebecca also serves on DCBA’s Board of Directors.

Jesse Rhodeside

Jesse M. Rhodeside - personal injury lawyer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Jesse M. Rhodeside attended Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, receiving a Juris Doctorate degree and graduating cum laude in 2014. During law school, Jesse served as an intern to the Honorable J. Michael Eakin of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. He also participated in the Governor’s Office of General Counsel summer legal extern program with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. He served as Assistant Editor-in-Chief of the Widener Journal of Law, Economics and Race, and was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. Jesse is an alumnus of Temple University in Philadelphia, receiving an English degree and graduating magna cum laude.

At Marzzacco Niven & Associates, Jesse represents clients who suffered injuries while working. Jesse experience, knowledge and skills have allowed him to earn the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s distinction as a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation.