Philadelphia 215.569.9701
New Jersey 856.547.4400
Malvern, PA 484.875.3159

Laurie A. Salita

Aviation and Insurance Defense Litigation Department Chair

Laurie Salita concentrates her practice in tort litigation with particular emphasis on matters arising from aviation, products liability, catastrophic loss, transportation accidents and related insurance coverage disputes.  She also provides “general counsel” representation for various businesses in the specialty manufacturing, private security and natural gas service industries on legal matters pertaining to business and product development, marketing, contract disputes, contract analysis and negotiation, public relations and risk management. 

While attending Villanova University School of Law, Laurie was a staff editor and member of the Villanova Environmental Law Journal.  She clerked for the Honorable Mark I. Bernstein of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.  Laurie has authored numerous legal articles and presentations. Most recently, Laurie was asked to present at the 2016 Aviation Law and Insurance Symposium in Orlando, Florida.  Prior to joining Jacobs Law Group, Laurie maintained similar practices as a partner at a large international law firm headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and at a boutique litigation law firm headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania.  Laurie was the 2012 Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award Recipient and a guest speaker on the talk radio show “Women to Watch” in the Summer of 2013.  In addition, Laurie is an accomplished equestrian, wife and mother of two daughters.


• Aviation Liability Defense
• Product Liability
• Catastrophic Loss
• Transportation Litigation
• Insurance Defense
• Equine Liability
• General Counsel/Small Business/Contracts


• 2001 Juris Doctorate, cum laude, Villanova University School of Law
• 1998 B.A., with honors, Villanova University
• Fall 2006 Private Pilot Ground School
• October 2006 Lycoming Engines, Piston Engine Service School


•Federal and State Courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey


• Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the Aviation and Space Law Committee of the American Bar Association
• International Aviation Women's Association

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Practice Areas:
• New Jersey
• Pennsylvania

2005 Market Street, Suite 1120
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Tel: 215.569.9701
Fax: 215.569.9788

New Jersey
Five Greentree Centre
525 Route 73, Suite 104
Marlton, NJ 08053
Tel: 856.547.4400
Fax: 856.547.5499

Malvern, PA
101 Lindenwood Drive
Suite 225
Malvern, PA 19355
Tel: 484.875.3159