Devin O’Leary is an associate attorney focusing his practice on general civil litigation and federal employment matters. Having represented both plaintiffs and defendants in complex proceedings in both state and federal courts, he understands the nuances of the legal system and can explain legal issues to his clients in relatable terms in order to better partner with them to develop effective strategies for success. With a broad array of experience in civil, criminal, and real estate law, Devin’s counsel and advocacy deliver excellent outcomes across a broad range of legal matters.
Having worked in the legal industry since 2010, Devin has run his own business as a solo practitioner as well as worked with other Pittsburgh local law firms. He began working with SMT Legal as Of Counsel in 2014 and transitioned to full time associate in 2018, assisting in the firm’s criminal defense practice while also broadening its civil litigation portfolio. Since 2020, he has been focused primarily on civil litigation. He is admitted to practice in all state courts in Pennsylvania as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Pennsylvania.
Devin has received numerous positive reviews from his clients across a variety of digital platforms, including that he is “very knowledgeable” and that he is “great at doing things the traditional way but has a youthful new school way of doing things and it is very impressive.” In addition, team members have said “I am completely certain that anyone who has the pleasure of working with Devin will be impressed and very pleased.”
Devin graduated from Temple University College of Liberal Arts with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology in 2007, cum laude. Subsequently, he earned his law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2010. During law school, he won an award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy as part of the Integrated Trial Advocacy Program.
Devin was selected by his peers for inclusion in Pennsylvania Rising Stars in 2020 and 2021. Devin is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association.
- Temple University Beasley School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2010
- Outstanding Oral Advocacy
- Integrated Trial Advocacy Program
- Temple University College of Liberal Arts, Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, 2007, cum laude
- Pennsylvania, 2011
- United States District Court for Western District of Pennsylvania
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Memberships and Affiliations
- State Bar of Pennsylvania
- Allegheny County Bar Association
Awards and Recognition
- Selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars, 2020-2021
2018 – Present
2014 – 2018
2010 – 2014