Thomas J. Sengewalt

Southpointe, PA

Quick Info

(724) 873-3188
Southpointe, PA


Tom Sengewalt focuses his practice in the areas of energy and business litigation.  Tom also serves as a member of the Steptoe & Johnson Oil and Gas Emergency Response Team, assisting clients immediately when disaster strikes.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted in drafting responsive pleadings, including preliminary objections and answers, and discovery and evidentiary motions in the defense of energy companies 
  • Defended industrial company in hearings and negotiations regarding heavy citations imposed on its drivers for operating an overweight truckload on a weight-restricted road
  • Assisted in drafting pre-trial motions and assisted in preparation of materials to be used at trial for manufacturer in asbestos litigation

Professional Snapshot


  • J.D. Duquesne University
  • B.S. West Virginia University


2012 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2011 Certified Legal Intern, Allegheny County Public Defender
2011 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson
2010 Summer Clerk, United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of WV

Memberships & Awards

CALI Award for Future Excellence in Property
Graduate magna cum laude, Duquesne University
Senior Staff Member, Duquesne Law Review
Undergraduate summa cum laude, West Virginia University