Triston Chase O'Savio


Triston “Chase” O’Savio concentrates his practice on a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, with notable experience representing individuals and companies in white collar defense cases. Chase also maintains a pro bono practice, and has argued criminal appeals in federal court.

Prior to joining the firm, Chase previously served as an associate at a Harrisburg-based law firm, a federal judicial law clerk to the Honorable James M. Munley of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and an appellate judicial law clerk to the Honorable Jack A. Panella of the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Chase also previously held an externship with the Federal Public Defenders Office Middle District of Pennsylvania, clerkship with the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, and internships with Independence Blue Cross and the National Bar Association. 

Chase previously served as an adjunct professor of law for legal writing at his alma mater, the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University. Chase also served as a legal writing instructor for the Council on Legal Education Opportunity’s (“CLEO”) six-week Summer Institute, a pre-law program and a national nonprofit organization founded in 1968 designed to expand opportunities for minority and low-income students to attend law school. Additionally, he was an Op-Ed contributor for Penn Live and has published multiple articles with topics ranging from civil rights to employment related issues.

During law school, Chase served as the president of the Dickinson Law Moot Court Board and was a founder of Dickinson Law’s O’Savio Moot Court Competition. He also served as team captain of Dickinson Law’s National Trial Team, and received multiple academic scholarships and awards, including the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Intellectual Property Law.

Outside the Firm

Chase enjoys running, playing basketball, cooking for family and friends, and is an avid NBA fan.

Related Services


  • 2023, Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation, listed in Best Lawyers in America©
  • 2022–2023, Top 40 Under 40, listed in The National Black Lawyers



  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Barristers' Association of Philadelphia
Professional Activities

Chase serves as the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division representative for the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and previously served as a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Leadership Institute. 



  • Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


  • Dickinson College, BA
  • Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law, JD