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Trent A. Echard

Owner and attorney at Echard Marquette, P.C.

 

Trent A. Echard

Trent A. Echard

Owner and attorney at Echard Marquette, P.C.

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Trent Echard is an owner and attorney at Echard Marquette, P.C.  in Allison Park, Pennsylvania.  Trent is known for being a versatile lawyer who goes to bat for his clients.  His experience includes: whistleblower cases, class actions, labor & employment suits, estate litigation, and complex business disputes.  Trent has extensive experience with personal injury cases, including numerous death lawsuits, brain injuries, death cases, burns, and industrial accidents.  Trent has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients, with notable results including Washington v. EDMC ($95.5 Million whistleblower suit) and McLaughlin v. Phelan Hallinan & Schmieg ($1 Million class action).  He has also helped his corporate clients solve all types of business problems in an efficient and practical way.

Trent graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with two engineering degrees.  He worked as an engineer for Lockheed Martin, but ultimately could not resist the urge to follow in his in his dad’s footsteps.  So, he went to law school and focused on being a trial lawyer.  Trent started his legal career as a staff attorney for a federal judge.  Then he entered private practice at a downtown law firm, where he quickly rose to the ranks of Partner.  Along the way, Trent demonstrated unsurpassed versatility in all types of legal matters.  Trent worked closely with Matt Marquette in representing victims of serious injuries with their lives turned upside down.

Today, Trent continues to demonstrate a truly unique flexibility as a lawyer.  He counsels corporations in handling their day-to-day needs, such as contract drafting, labor & employment matters, business litigation, construct and general advice.  He fights for individuals with life-changing injuries and other serious problems.   He has even represented defendants in state and federal felony prosecutions.

Trent is proud of his big firm experience, but he loves owning his own business.  He strongly believes in continuing the tradition of involving family with the business.  His wife and children enjoy coming to the office to tackle projects like designing a toy box for the waiting room.  Trent is proud of EM Law because it means helping people.

Trent’s practice areas focus on:

  • Personal Injury
  • Oil and Gas
  • Business Litigatio

Contact:

4773 William Flynn Highway
Allison Park, PA 15101
(412) 998-7000
trent@trustemlaw.com