Philip M. Masorti Esq.
Philip M. Masorti, Esq. practicing in criminal defense.
State College Attorney Philip Masorti is a dedicated trial lawyer who has tried cases in numerous courtrooms across Pennsylvania. As the founding partner and senior trial attorney at Masorti & Donaldson PC, he has extensive experience with a wide range of criminal and civil cases. Since 1993, Philip has tried over 100 cases to verdict with advocacy in both Pennsylvania State and Federal court, making him one of the most experienced trial attorneys in the area. His courtroom experience ranges from trying summaries and third degree misdemeanors to defending complex Federal cases involving Racketeering, Conspiracy, Weapons Possession, and Drug Trafficking. His success at the pre-trial and trial level has strengthened his reputation as a skilled courtroom lawyer and as a capable advocate of his clients' interests. His reputation for courtroom excellence facilitates his ability to achieve the best possible resolution for his clients. He is familiar with the complexities of trial practice and has built the firm around the principles of diligence, hard work, and integrity. Philip works aggressively toward his client’s desired result and often achieves resolution in the form of very favorable negotiated pleas. District Attorneys across the state are familiar with the strong reputation of the firm.
Attorney Masorti was recently selected by his peers to be listed in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine. Only the top 5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania receive such an honor. He is a long-standing and active member of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He lives on a farm outside of State College with his wife, children, and an assortment of farm animals. He enjoys the outdoors, history, and music. He has completed several studio recordings that have been released commercially, and is the singer/songwriter lead for the band Philip Masorti and the Herd. He also is the owner of the local record label Apache Records, LLC., where he actively promotes and supports local music and musicians.
Attorney Masorti invites you to call the office to discuss your situation. He is available to answer your questions, review your case, and advise you on the best course of action - when you need it most.
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Defense
- Family Law
- Child Support
- Pennsylvania, 1992
- University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
- J.D. - 1992
- Honors: International Law Moot Court
- East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
- B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) - 1989
- Major: History
- Major: Political Science
Honors and Awards
- 3-Year Letter Winner, ESU Football Outside LineBacker
- Pennsylvania Athletic Conference All Academic Award, 1989
- ESU Alumni Award Outstanding Scholar Athlete, 1989
- Pennsylvania Super Lawyers: Criminal Defense, 2011 - Present
- Phi Alpha Theta
- Pi Gamma