Salvatore Sciacca is a member of the Saxton & Stump Healthcare Litigation and Commercial Litigation groups. A near 20-year member of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, he tirelessly serves clients to defend and prevent medical malpractice claims and to defend businesses in claims against them. Sal has experience as a litigator following his 2020 cum laude graduation from Widener University Commonwealth Law School in Harrisburg where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Widener Commonwealth Law Review. He’s written complaints, petitions, motions, and briefs in state and federal court, conducted guardianship hearings and deposed individuals in civil matters, and worked in areas such as personal injury, family, guardianship, and commercial law.
Prior to moving into private practice, Sal worked as a term clerk for the Hon. Susan E. Schwab in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg. As a clerk, he advised Judge Schwab on his portion of the docket and worked on complex legal issues brought before the court, including drafting opinions and orders for the cases. He also interned for Judge Schwab while in law school, worked as a clerk at one Harrisburg firm, and worked as a summer associate at another during his time in law school. Sal draws upon his vast experience conducting legal research for attorneys and judges to clearly frame his clients’ issues while providing detailed analysis, always striving to meet his clients’ objectives in a prompt and efficient manner.
Service is of the utmost importance to Sal. In addition to his law career, Sal has been a member of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard based out of Plymouth, Pa., since 2005. He currently serves as a Staff Sergeant and Chief of Section in Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 109th Field Artillery Regiment. He deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2008 through 2009 and to Pabrade, Lithuania in support of NATO missions in 2022, as well as across Pennsylvania many times in support of missions for disaster relief, civil unrest and COVID-19.