Pamela Dorian focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, including antitrust, appellate, construction, product liability, consumer fraud, government contracts, and business torts. Pamela has experience representing businesses and individuals in a wide-range of industries and subject areas including construction, insurance, gaming and entertainment, and cannabis, both at the state and federal levels.
In 2018, Pamela was selected to serve as an Assistant District Attorney through Cozen O’Connor’s secondment program with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. Over the course of one year, she prosecuted hundreds of misdemeanor trials and felony preliminary hearings in Philadelphia Municipal Court. Pamela regularly handled DUIs, drug trafficking offenses, assaults, burglaries, robberies, and firearm offenses.
Pamela currently serves as a vice chair of the firm’s Associates Committee and has served for a number of years as captain of the firm softball team. She is also actively involved in summer associate and lateral recruiting, as well as the mentoring of junior associates. Prior to joining the firm, Pamela participated in the firm's Summer Associate Program.
Pamela received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was awarded with a Dean's Merit Scholarship. While at UVa, Pamela served on the Journal of Law & Politics and represented local residents in the Criminal Defense Clinic. She also participated in the annual charity softball invitational.
Prior to law school, Pamela graduated from Pennsylvania State University, magna cum laude, with bachelor's degrees in philosophy, political science, and communication arts and sciences, as well as minors in international studies and classics. She was a member of the Schreyer Honors College.