Kim Zabroski dedicates her practice to representing self-insured employers and insurance companies in workers' compensation litigation. For more than 12 years, her practice has predominately involved representing airlines, for which she has handled hundreds of claims.

Kim frequently counsels and provides litigation support on issues relating to workplace injuries and claims for workers' compensation benefits. Her broad background in workers' compensation litigation has provided her with in-depth knowledge of a wide range of medical conditions, including:

  • Toxic exposure/air quality injuries
  • Repetitive trauma injuries
  • Psychiatric and stress-related injuries
  • Cardiac injuries
  • Specific loss injuries
  • General orthopedic conditions

Additionally, Kim has evaluated, tried and appealed a diverse range of cases before the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, in state and federal courts and at the appellate level.

Kim served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Jeffrey J. Manning of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas from 1993 to 1996.

In law school, Kim was associate recent decisions editor of the Duquesne Law Review and had an article published in Volume 31 of that publication.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Workers' Compensation Section

American Bar Association


Pennsylvania Bar Association


Allegheny County Bar Association


Workers' Compensation Section Counsel

Allegheny County Bar Association


Named, The Best Lawyers in America©


Named, Super Lawyer in Workers’ Compensation


Super Lawyers


Named, Rising Star in Workers’ Compensation


Super Lawyers


Recipient, American Jurisprudence Awards for Outstanding Proficiency Appellate Advocacy

Advanced Legal Research, Advanced Legal Writing, Moot Court and Trial Practice

Speaking Engagements

Annual Fall Section Meeting

Workers' Compensation Law Section - Pennsylvania Bar Association

September 2010 and 2011

Tough Problems in Workers' Compensation

Pennsylvania Bar Association

2009 and 2011


  • J.D., Duquesne University, 1993cum laude
  • B.A., Slippery Rock University, 1990magna cum laude

Bar Admission

North Carolina


  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina