Zimmer Kunz PLLC

Zimmer Kunz PLLC

4 Star Rating     4 reviews

Main Office:

310 Grant St., Grant Building, Suite 3000 | Pittsburgh | PA | 15219

Phone: 412-281-8000 | Fax: 412-281-1765

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Biggest office Pittsburgh
Number of attorneys 25
   4 reviews

Zimmer Kunz PLLC Reviews

- Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Ask questions, you will get answers. The work is hard but it can be done if you get some help.

Pros: I've only been here for a little over a year but I can say that this is hands-down the best firm I've ever worked for! I love it here.

Cons: There's a lot of work to be done but everyone treats you like family and will help however they can.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

- Reviewed on November 08, 2017

Advice to law firm management: It is insurance defense, so it is expected to be a grind. This industry will never be a family-friendly practice because of the high volume of work that is required. But it does not have to feel like a sweat shop, which is the tone set by management and measurably changed with the changing of the guard from the founding partners to the current generation. It wouldn't take much to improve, just start treating people like something more than a dollar sign and make them feel appreciated. Make policies known, and transparent, and do not pull a bait and switch on requirements.

Pros: It is a good opportunity to learn a lot from some very experienced partners, and there are people that are genuinely good to work with and for.

Cons: Firm policies and practices are not effectively communicated, and you have to figure them out for yourself. Billable hours are unattainable. Not the stated billable requirement, which would be tough but manageable, but rather the "off the books" requirement that seems to change by the month. Essentially, nothing is ever good enough. There is an extremely inconsistent work load, which further makes it almost impossible to meet the billable requirement. Using your vacation time is very difficult, as the only "acceptable" reasons to take time off are viewed as your own wedding, birth of your child, or the death of an immediate family member, though you will be expected to be available for assignments even then. Overall, it is a very difficult place to work.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

Job type: Full time


Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Zimmer Kunz is an independent, nationally recognized civil litigation firm specializing in both commercial and personal matters. Zimmer Kunz’s attorneys are sought after litigators in such practice areas as insurance defense, toxic and environmental torts and energy and natural resources, among others. Our clients range from Fortune 500 corporations to small, family-owned businesses, yet all benefit from our commitment to service and a focus on delivering the best possible legal solution. With additional offices in Greensburg, PA and Morgantown, WV, and with affiliated partners nationwide, Zimmer Kunz is uniquely positioned to deliver Results at a Higher Standard.

Practice Areas

Zimmer Kunz PLLC practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Civil Litigation And Appellate Practice In All State And Federal Courts
  • Products Liability
  • Transportation And Trucking
  • Workers Compensation
  • Insurance
  • Fire Loss And Insurance Fraud
  • Negligence
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Civil Rights
  • Professional Liability
  • Construction
  • Fidelity And Surety
  • Admiralty
  • Toxic Tort Defense And Coverage

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