Caitlin Piccarello Strauss is a commercial litigator who represents companies in disputes involving insurance, employee benefits and ERISA, real estate, and restrictive covenants. As a leader of the Firm's Employee Benefits and ERISA Litigation team, she regularly defends insurers in life, health, disability and ERISA matters. Caitlin has also served in an in-house capacity managing a portfolio of group benefits cases nationwide for a Fortune 100 insurance company, an experience that reinforced the value clients place on finding cost-effective solutions to resolve disputes. As a result, she approaches litigation with the goal of providing strategic and practical advice that balances dispute resolution with mitigating risk.
Caitlin also represents clients in the real estate industry as well and defends property managers, real estate brokers and agents in professional liability disputes stemming from residential and commercial real estate transactions. She also represents title insurance companies and their insureds in cases involving title insurance claims and title agent defalcations.
Caitlin is a leader and advocate for the development and advancement of women attorneys both inside the firm and in the larger legal community. As a founding member and co-chair of Saul Ewing’s Women's Development Initiative (WDI), she provides women attorneys with opportunities for networking and business development. She also served as chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Women in Law Firms Initiatives Task Force and regularly participates in panel discussions about women's initiatives in law firms.