Mary T. Gidaro is a member of the Professional Negligence Team. Mary is a compassionate trial attorney who has successfully litigated and achieved several multimillion-dollar recoveries in complex matters.


  • Pennsylvania, 1992
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • New York, 2003
  • Pennsylvania State Court, 1992
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of PA, 1992
  • New Jersey State Court, 1992
  • New York State Court, 2003


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1992
  • Temple University School of Law, LL.M. Trial Advocacy, 2006
  • Boston University, M.S., summa cum laude
  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.S., magna cum laude

Professional Organizations

  • The Justinian Society, Board Member, 2017 to 2019
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania Association of Justice
  • New Jersey Association of Justice
  • Arbitrator for The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Prior Work Experience

For nearly a decade prior to joining SMB in 2002, Mary worked as a defense trial attorney handling medical malpractice matters, construction accidents, premises liability matters and motor vehicle accidents. Her prior experience as a defense attorney allows her to anticipate and overcome defense strategies.

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