Barry J. Scatton

Trial Attorney

Biography Overview

Attorney Barry J. Scatton is a Medical Malpractice attorney in Morgan & Morgan’s Philadelphia office. Mr. Scatton helps families seek justice against medical providers and healthcare institutions who have rendered negligent treatment, which all too often results in expensive future medical care and a diminished quality of life.  
Mr. Scatton grew up in the blue-collar community of Bedford, located in Western Pennsylvania. He graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in Political Science. He then earned his Juris Doctor at the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law.  
After receiving his undergraduate degree at Temple University, Mr. Scatton worked as a staffer to City Commissioner Al Schmidt, where he worked on issues for the City of Philadelphia related to election law and election integrity.  
Mr. Scatton began his legal career as a law clerk for the Hon. Judge Kenneth J. Powell Jr. in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mass Tort Program. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan,  Mr. Scatton worked for a Plaintiffs firm with national presence representing communities in Pennsylvania and West Virginia in lawsuits against global pharmaceutical companies for their role in causing the Opioid Epidemic. Barry also represented individual clients in various Medical Malpractice matters, and railroad employees who were exposed to toxic substances on the job.  
When he’s not working, Mr. Scatton is an avowed coffee nerd and unapologetic Iron Maiden fan.  Mr. Scatton also spends his spare time studying history, jogging and attending punk rock and metal concerts. 

Mr. Scatton is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Scatton is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Association for Justice and American Association for Justice. 

Practice Areas


  • Temple University, 2010
  • Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, 2017


  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 40 Under 40

Bar Admission

Bar Admission
  • Pennsylvania 2017
  • New Jersey, 2018
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2019
  • Western District of Pennsylvania 2021


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