Sylvia P. Stenson
SYLVIA has lived in Pennsylvania for 28 years. She currently resides in Berwyn. Sylvia attended Columbia University where she earned the unique distinction of being a member of the first women’s class to graduate from Columbia College, forging new ground for the institution. She was co-founder of the Division- 1 Women’s Varsity Soccer Team, which has gone on to win the Ivy League National Championship.
Sylvia graduated from Boston University School of Law. She went on to work as an Assistant District Attorney, where she was quickly honored to oversee a staff of Assistant District and Pro Bono Attorneys with a caseload of more than 2,500 cases. She also lectured law students at New England School of Law in Trial Advocacy, while continuing to handle a large personal caseload.
Sylvia has focused her 30-year legal career most exclusively on the defense of personal injury claims. Prior to joining Post and Post, she worked as in-house counsel for three major insurance companies defending first and third-party personal injury claims. She most recently worked at a private defense firm, defending motor vehicle, slip and fall and general liability cases.
Throughout her career, Sylvia has successfully tried dozens of cases involving serious and catastrophic bodily injuries. Sylvia has always used leading medical and healthcare experts to provide the most aggressive defenses for her clients. Her extensive litigation experience and firm grasp of the healthcare and insurance industries makes her a strong asset to Post and Post.
Areas Of Practice
- Medical Malpractice Defense
- Personal Injury Defense
- General Liability Defense
- Pennsylvania, 1993
- Massachusetts, 1990
- Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
- J.D. - 1990
- Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, New York
- B.A. with honors - 1987
Past Employment Positions
- Cassidy, Connor and Pitchford, LLC, Wayne, PA
- GEICO Insurance Company, Philadelphia, PA
- Allstate Insurance Company, Philadelphia, PA
- Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Philadelphia, PA
- Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Cambridge, MA