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Anthony J. Cosentino

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Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Workers Compensation - Claimant
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Tony Cosentino has recovered over $100 million for victims of negligence and for injured Pennsylvania workers. Tony's cases involve motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents, workers' compensation claims, construction accidents, liquor liability, premises liability and cases involving the general negligence of others. Over his career as a trial attorney, he has successfully represented firefighters, police officers, sheriffs, first responders, teachers, doctors, nurses, heavy equipment operators, welders, electricians, truck drivers, roofers, and warehouse workers.

Tony's legal victories have resulted in safer workplaces throughout central Pennsylvania, safety reforms in state agency practices, increased protections for the public, and the prosecution of businesses that failed to carry workers' compensation insurance.

In 2013, Tony became one of the first and one of the youngest attorneys to be certified as specialist by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation. He was named to the most recent edition of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, a peer influenced and research driven process that recognizes the top 5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania, and was listed as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers - Rising Star from 2014-2020, which recognizes the top 2.5% of attorneys 40 years old or younger in Pennsylvania. He has secured several million and multi-million dollar recoveries for his clients, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, National Trial Lawyers Top 100, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, and achieved a 10.0 rating from Avvo. Tony is a longtime member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.

Tony is a past president of the Franklin County Bar Association and continues to serve on the Association’s Board of Directors, Law Library Committee, Bench Bar Committee and Bar Foundation Board. Tony previously was appointed by the Franklin County Bar to serve as a representative to the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s House of Delegates and is a past recipient of the Pro Bono Award for Service from the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Tony provides pro bono services to Franklin County’s legal aid organizations and is a past recipient of the Rotary Club of Chambersburg’s Rotarian of the Year award. 

Tony attended Boston College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. After graduation, he attended the Temple University Beasley School of Law, serving on the editorial board of the Temple Journal of Science, Technology and Environmental Law and earning distinction in Temple Law's highly acclaimed trial advocacy program, ranked #1 in the nation. While in law school, Tony worked at the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg and in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office in New York City.


  • Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Law Review: Temple Journal of Science, Technology and Environmental Law, Editor
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
  • Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Earning Distinction in Temple Law's Highly Acclaimed Trial Advocacy Program
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Franklin County Legal Services
  • Rotary Club of Chambersburg - Rotarian of the Year 2020

Past Positions

  • Franklin County District Attorney's Office
  • United States Attorney’s Office - Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Manhattan District Attorney’s Office

Professional Associations

  • Franklin County Bar Association , Member; Vice President 2020-2021; Young Lawyers Division - former President; Executive Board Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association - Zone 3 House of Delegates Representative 2009-2018
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member