Mediation and ADR Pittsburgh PA

Chris F. Gillotti, Esquire

chris f gillottiChris Gillotti is a founding member of BGMS and one of the premier family law attorneys in Western Pennsylvania. With over 50 years of experience devoted exclusively to family law matters, Chris is highly regarded for his expertise in the areas of child custody, divorce, equitable division of property and prenuptial agreements.


An active member of the Family Law Sections of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations, Chris is a Fellow of AAML, has been recognized as a Best Lawyer (Family Law category) by The Best Lawyers of America for the past 30 years, has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine since its inception in 2004 and was previously honored as one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh. He has also been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Attorney since 1983.


Chris has been a frequent course planner and lecturer on various aspects of family law for programs sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. He has lectured on family law matters to, among others, the Pennsylvania State Trial Judges Conference, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board, and the Oklahoma Bar Institute.

Chris has been a life-long resident of Pittsburgh.


You can reach Chris at





J.D., Boston University College of Law

University of Pittsburgh


Professional Memberships


Allegheny County Bar Association (Former President; Former Governor; Former Chair, Family Law Section

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Fellow; Former President, Pennsylvania Chapter; Former Member, AAML Board of Governors)

Pennsylvania Bar Association (Former Chair, Family Law Section)


Professional Accolades


Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Attorney

Best Lawyer in Family Law, Pittsburgh, Best Lawyers Pittsburgh (2011)

The Best Lawyers in America (Family Law Category) (1983-2016)

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine

Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine




Family Law Arbitration, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in Family Law Arbitration

Bunde, Gillotti, Mulroy & Shultz, P.C.

Downtown Pittsburgh:

Suite 500 • Benedum-Trees Building

223 4th Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

(412) 391-4330

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