Attorney Brian McDermott serves as Of Counsel for the Zuckerman Law Firm LLC, representing the firm's clients during court proceedings. He has worked extensively in the field of criminal law, focusing his practice on criminal defense, DUI defense and traffic ticket defense.

Attorney McDermott began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney (ADA) with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. During his five years as an ADA, he prosecuted hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases from the preliminary hearing through trial, and utilizes this experience to comprehensively examine cases on behalf of his clients.

During his time as a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, Attorney McDermott has independently litigated over twelve jury trials and dozens of non-jury trials at the Court of Common Pleas level. He has successfully prosecuted and defended those accused of a wide array of crimes code and vehicle code violations, including, but not limited to: Driving Under the Influence, narcotics possession, firearms possession, aggravated/simple assault, and sex crimes.

As a Pittsburgh native, Attorney McDermott received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. During law school, he served as a legal intern for the former President Judge of Allegheny County. With a focus on making his community better, he served as a volunteer with the Boys & Girls Club of Western Pennsylvania, as a mentor for the United Way, and as a volunteer with local food banks.

Attorney McDermott is admitted to practice law throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and with the Western District of Pennsylvania. To reach Attorney McDermott, please call 412-447-5584 or e-mail him at