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William Francis Rogel, Esq.

Attorney Bill Rogel is a Partner who focuses on medical malpractice and personal injury cases. Mr. Rogel was added a Partner in 2013, and added as a named Partner in 2019. He was recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 10 years in a row.


William F. Rogel

Bill Rogel is in his 16th year with Flaherty Fardo.  He has been a partner since 2013.

Mr. Rogel is an experienced litigator and trial attorney who focuses on personal injury and medical malpractice cases. He has successfully litigated numerous million-dollar and multi-million-dollar claims.  Mr. Rogel has represented clients in nearly every possible forum—jury trials, bench trials, arbitration hearings, mediations, administrative hearings, and municipal boards and agencies.  He has argued, and won, cases before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Superior Court, Commonwealth Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Mr. Rogel has been recognized for ten straight years (2012 through 2021) by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers as a Rising Star, one of the best attorneys in Pennsylvania. He has also been acknowledged by the Pittsburgh Magazine as one of the Top Lawyers in Pittsburgh.

He has helped injured victims receive millions of dollars of compensation in both medical malpractice and personal injury cases.


Mr. Rogel was born in Pittsburgh and has lived in Plum, in Pittsburgh’s eastern suburbs, since 1993. He attended The Kiski School, in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania.  He graduated from Yale University in 2003, where he was president of the Yale Political Union.  He earned his J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2006.  As a lawyer, he has never worked anywhere other than Flaherty Fardo.

Personal Interests

Bill is a proud Pittsburgher and an avid sports fan.  He has competed in various adult sports leagues, playing hockey, basketball, softball, and briefly “semi-pro” football. He has seen the Stanley Cup raised twice in-person (once by the correct team).  

Bill’s wife is from New Jersey and attended Franciscan University of Steubenville.  They live in Plum with their young daughter.


Quinnipiac School of Law, J.D. 2006
Yale University, B.A. 2003

Bar Admission

Pennsylvania State Courts
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals

Honors & Awards

2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star

2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star

2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star

2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star

2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star

2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star

2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star

2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star

2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star

2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star

Pittsburgh Magazine 2013 Top Lawyer

Flaherty | Fardo | Rogel | Amick

What Our Clients Say

"We had such a positive experience. They were responsive, prompt, completely professional. They communicated clearly, gave us honest assessments, were 100% reliable and kept on top of everything over a long period of time. (They were the opposite of predatory, for what it's worth.) And...the outcome was very good. Highly recommend."

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Jake Goodman

"I can not thank Noah, Stephanie, Bill and the rest of the firm enough!!! Every time we had to go to the office, or meet with them they were very understanding and willing to work around our schedules and appointments. When we went to their office they made us feel very welcome as well. I don't believe anyone can work as hard as these people can. They truly have a heart for the people they are working for and will work diligently and closely with their clients. They explained everything to us, being two 20 year olds injured extremely bad, and they helped us tremendously by getting us back on our feet with every tool and resource they had available after our wreck. I absolutely recommend Noah, Stephanie, and the rest of the firm all together!! They are just wonderful people and they are the up-most professionals you will meet. Thank you again Noah and Stephanie, and everyone else in the firm!!"

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Megan Elizabeth Deitsch

"I sought the assistance of Attorney Bill Rogel to help me with a long-standing easement dispute with a utility company. When I received the utility's notice that they were once again returning to my property I contacted Attorney Rogel. In the past the utility's personnel and contractors acted in a fashion I can only describe as bullying and intimidating. This was a matter of "David and Goliath" but I was determined to fully enforce my rights. I suggested that the utility communicate with Attorney Rogel. Thereafter the utility contacted me and asked my permission to enter my property to explain what they wanted to do and hear my concerns. Supervisors from the utility and the contractor met with me. Their bullying tactics disappeared. They acted like gentlemen this time. We agreed upon a reasonable resolution without having to go to court. I don't know what "magic" Attorney Rogel employed, but it worked for now, saving me considerable expense. Thank you, Bill."

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"My firm provides business consulting services to the healthcare space. I have referred Noah and members of his team to many clients over the years. He provides the type of personal service that my clients demand of me. I appreciate the personal services and look at his team as an extension of mine."

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