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SRU Good News for Feb. 9, 2012


’87 graduate earns top attorney honor


Anthony Zarella, a 1987 Slippery Rock University marketing graduate, has been included in the top 5 percent of Pennsylvania attorneys ranking by Super Lawyers magazine.

Zarella, owner of The Zarella Law Office, LLC, in Philadelphia, concentrates his practice in the area of plaintiff personal injury. Although based in Philadelphia, he handles personal injury cases statewide.

Prior to starting his own practice, Zarella worked for two insurance companies in Pennsylvania for more than 15 years. During this time, he evaluated, managed and settled thousands of personal injury cases.


Zarella served for seven years on the Pennsylvania Property and Casualty Steering Committee of the Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania. He was also selected to serve as judge pro tem in the Philadelphia Court System and is past executive board member of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers working in more than 70 practice areas who have attended a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.


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