- Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 2001)
- University of Pittsburgh (B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy, Summa Cum Laude, 1998) Golden Key National Honor Society; University Merit Scholarship
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- York County Bar Association
Jill A. Gilden
Jill A. Gilden is a Principal in the Firm's Workers' Compensation Department. Beginning the practice of workers' compensation defense in 2001, she joined the Firm in 2006. She focuses her practice exclusively in the defense and representation of Pennsylvania employers and insurance companies/third party administrators in workers' compensation proceedings.
During the course of her practice, she has handled a wide variety of disability claims arising with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's workers' compensation system, including catastrophic loss, hearing loss, mental stress and the more typical orthopedic injury claims. Additionally, she has defended a number of employers using the existing independent contractor relationship. Ms Gilden's practice also includes counseling employers on risk management issues to assist them in navigating the early stages of a workers' compensation claim before litigation ensues.
While defending Pennsylvania employers, Ms. Gilden has had the opportunity to represent a diverse field of industries, including commercial retailers, moving companies, trucking companies, local municipalities, health-care providers, construction companies, and both small and large corporate entities.
Ms. Gilden was selected for inclusion in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 editions of Philadelphia Magazine's "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer - Rising Stars" Edition. For information about this selection and an overview of common third-party publications, rankings, and lists methodologies, click here.