O'Brien and Ryan, LLP - Attorneys at Law
Tracie A. Vizza
Email: tvizza@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-6296
Fax: (610) 834-1749
Assistant: Cherri Trowbridge
Email: ctrowbridge@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-6262

Tracie came to O'Brien & Ryan having already tried many criminal cases before judges and juries. Since joining the firm in 1998, Tracie's courtroom knowledge has continued to broaden. She has experience in all aspects of civil litigation, in Philadelphia as well as the surrounding counties. Concentrating on complex medical liability cases, she handles arbitrations, mediations and trials. She has defended individual physicians, group practices and hospitals and has defended claims in the areas of neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery, oncology, pain management and psychiatry. Tracie also handles minor criminal matters, and sits as an arbitrator in Montgomery County handing down rulings on a variety of civil cases.

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Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of PA, 2006


  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, 1993, J.D.
  • Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1990, B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Philadelphia Area Society for Healthcare Risk Management
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Initial Case Assessment: Key Considerations for Sizing up Liability, Damages and Defenses CLE, July 2019
  • Faculty, Maximizing the Outcome of Personal Injury Cases, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, July 2019
  • Risk Management & Professional Liability, Drexel University, 2018-2019
  • ACI's 17th Obstetric Malpractice Claims Conference, American Conference Institute, Philadelphia, PA, June 2018
  • Mock Trial - Anatomy of a Deposition, Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia Annual Resident Education Day, Philadelphia, PA, May 2018
  • Grand Rounds: Managing Risks in Multidisciplinary Care, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, February 2015
  • Managing Your Risk: Practicing in a Difficult Judicial Climate, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, May 2014
  • How a Litigation Notebook Can Help You Win, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, July 2013

Past Employment Positions:

  • Montgomery County District Attorney's Office, Norristown, Pennsylvania, Assistant District Attorney, Major Crimes Unit, 1993 - 1998

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2250 Hickory Rd, Suite 300
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Phone: (610) 834-8800
Fax: (610) 834-1749