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Scott Philip Sigman

Scott Philip Sigman

Trial Attorney at the Law Offices of A. Charles Peruto, Jr.
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  • Pennsylvania
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Attorney Scott Sigman concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal defense, white collar defense, drug forfeiture, and civil litigation.  He routinely represents defendants in cases involving murder, drug dealing, conspiracy, assault, firearm violations, gun possession, drug possession, rape, sexual assault, theft, stolen property, and DUI.  Mr. Sigman was selected as a “Pennsylvania Rising Star Super Lawyer” by Philadelphia Magazine from 2005 through 2012 and as a “2006 Lawyer on the Fast Track” by The Legal Intelligencer. Mr. Sigman began his career as an Assistant District Attorney with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office where he was assigned to the Narcotics Division (in 1999) first as a Law Intern and then as a Prosecutor. Mr. Sigman was specially assigned to criminally prosecute Philadelphia’s most serious drug offenders from pre-arrest to post-conviction, litigate the forfeiture of the offender’s real estate through a quasi-civil forfeiture hearing and litigate civil actions against some of Philadelphia’s worst nuisance bars. Mr. Sigman was also the Weed & Seed Prosecutor for North Philadelphia. In 2004, Mr. Sigman prosecuted Pennsylvania’s very first Weapons of Mass Destruction case. During his tenure as an Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Sigman tried hundreds of cases in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. Mr. Sigman also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ramy Djerassi in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. Mr. Sigman currently is an adjunct professor at Drexel University, a volunteer with the Pennsylvania Prison Society, and serves on the Armed Services Council of the Union League of Philadelphia. Mr. Sigman is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Insurance Claims
  • Personal Injury
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • White Collar Crime
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Languages
  • Italian
Professional Experience
Trial Attorney
Law Offices of A. Charles Peruto, Jr.
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Trial attorney concentrating in the areas of criminal defense, white collar defense, drug forfeiture, and civil litigation.  Representing defendants in cases involving murder, drug dealing, conspiracy, assault, firearm violations, gun possession, drug possession, rape, sexual assault, theft, stolen property, and DUI.
Adjunct Professor
- Current
Adjunct professor at Drexel University.  Courses include Healthcare Law, Pitfalls of Prescribing Controlled Substances, Quarantine, Contracts, Medical Malpractice, Dram Shop, HIPAA, Wills, and Power of Attorney.
Judicial Law Clerk
Hon. Ramy Djerassi
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Law clerk to the Honorable Ramy Djerassi in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.  Responsible for researching and drafting criminal and civil briefs, motions, opinions, and jury instructions.
Managing Member
Sigman & Zimolong, LLC
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Mr. Sigman concentrates his practice in the areas of complex civil and criminal litigation, catastrophic injuries, election law, defamation, fraud, civil RICO, drug forfeiture, and white-collar criminal defense. He has been selected as a "Pennsylvania Rising Star Super Lawyer" by Philadelphia Magazine for 2005 through 2011 and as a "2006 Lawyer on the Fast Track" by The Legal Intelligencer. Mr. Sigman is admitted to Practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey, the United States District Courts of New Jersey, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Northern District of New York, and Northern District of Ohio, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Third and Sixth Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Sigman is also a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Temple Law Alumni Association, Temple American Inn of Court, Philadelphia Criminal Inn of Court, Lawyers Club of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Society, Louis D. Brandeis Law Society, Justinian Society, Union League of Philadelphia, Pyramid Club, District Attorneys Alumni Association, and the Philadelphia Weed & Seed. Mr. Sigman has served as a CLE lecturer on the use of technology in the courtroom, criminal law and procedure, election law, and prosecuting felony drug cases for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute, National Black Prosecutors Association, and the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office. Mr. Sigman is also a regularly featured guest on Eleanor Dezzi's "Voices of the Village" on 900 AM WURD, ESPN Radio 920 AM, and "It's Your Call with Lynn Doyle" on CN8 as a criminal law correspondent.
Attorney
Bochetto & Lentz, P.C.
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Prior to founding Sigman & Zimolong, LLC (formerly Sigman & Rochlin, LLC), Sigman was an attorney at Bochetto & Lentz, P.C. where he concentrated his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, catastrophic injuries, election law, defamation, fraud, Civil RICO, and white-collar criminal defense. Mr. Sigman has been selected as a "Pennsylvania Rising Star Super Lawyer" by Philadelphia Magazine in 2005 through 2011 and as a "2006 Lawyer on the Fast Track" by The Legal Intelligencer. Mr. Sigman is admitted to Practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New Jersey, the United States District Courts of New Jersey, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and Northern Districts of Ohio and New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Third and Sixth Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.
Assistant District Attorney
Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
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As an Assistant District Attorney, Mr. SIgman criminally prosecuted Philadelphia's most serious drug offenders from pre-arrest to post-conviction, litigated the forfeiture of the offender's real estate through a quasi-civil forfeiture hearing and litigated civil actions against some of Philadelphia's worst nuisance bars. Mr. Sigman was also the Weed & Seed Prosecutor for North Philadelphia. In 2004, Mr. Sigman prosecuted Pennsylvania's very first Weapons of Mass Destruction case. During his tenure as an Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Sigman tried hundreds of cases in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
Law Intern
Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
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Education
Temple University
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Day Division Commencement Speaker, 2001 Dean's Honor List, Barrister's Award in Trial Advocacy I and II, Best Paper in Admiralty Law, Wapner, Newman & Wigrizer, P.C. Award for Trial Advocacy, and Distinguished Class Performance in the following classes: Trial Advocacy I, Legal Decision Making, Contracts I, Property, Sales, and the Federal Defenders Clinical.
Activities: Temple International and Comparative Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief.
American University
B.A. | CLEG: Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government
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Law Offices of A. Charles Peruto, Jr.
2101 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
USA
Telephone: (215) 735-1010
Fax: (215) 545-6138