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Seth M. Trott






Attorney Trott is a member of the Litigation Division whose practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, business law, and municipal matters. Prior to his career in the law, he formed an energy technology start-up and held a fellowship with a regional think tank. Attorney Trott frequently speaks and writes on topics pertaining to emerging technologies, economic development, and poverty.

Outside of his practice, Attorney Trott volunteers his time to assist with various community and economic development efforts, as well as regional civic and political affairs.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Municipal Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2023
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2023


  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2023
    • Honors: Government Affairs certificate
  • Gannon University
    • B.B.A. - 2016
    • Major: Finance
  • Gannon University
    • B.S. in Business and Advertising - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Impact Corry, Board of Directors
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Funding Fiber Broadband Infrastructure for the Underserved Using the 63-20, Model Northwest Commission – 2023
  • Smarter Cities: Unlocking Local Capital Pools and Increasing Market Inclusion with Tokenized Municipal Bonds, 2022 Local Government Symposium, Pennsylvania General Assembly, Local Government Commission – 2022
  • Assigning Liability When Artificial Intelligence Causes Harm, Cisco Systems, Inc. – 2021
  • Inclusive Economic Theory and Prosperity, Jefferson Educational Society – 2020


  • Global Poverty, Remittances, Technology, and Trust, Jefferson Educational Society – 2022
  • My Pet Car: Assigning Liability When Artificial Intelligence Causes Harm, Center for Legal and Court Technology – 2021
  • Down in the Dumps: An All-Encompassing Look at Glass Recycling in Erie County, Jefferson Educational Society – 2020
  • The Barriers to Entry: A Study of the Difficulties of Minority-Owned Business Creation and a Specialized Storefront Business Incubator Remedy, Jefferson Educational Society – 2019
  • Trapped in Poverty: Accessibility, Availability, and Income in Erie County, Pennsylvania, Jefferson Educational Society – 2019