Mediator's Profile


Arthur Stroyd, Jr.

Business Name: Del Sole Cavanaugh Stroyd LLC

Arthur Stroyd began practicing law following a clerkship with the late Honorable Joseph F. Weis, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He spent much of his career with the international law firm, Reed Smith LLP, where he was one of its Managing Partners. Art served as Head of its Litigation Group, as the Practice Leader for its Products Liability and Insurance Coverage Group and as its Recruiting Partner. In his years of practice, he has extensive trial experience in all areas of civil litigation and is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Over the years, Arthur has handled a wide array of sophisticated matters involving commercial disputes, contract negotiations, intellectual property/patent litigation, the formation and dissolution of businesses, breaches of contract, corporate waste, the sale and disposition of properties, restrictive covenants, the valuation of assets and business opportunities, product liability litigation, construction disputes and more.

His experience in these areas has taken him into courts and arbitrations around the country, representing major corporations, financial institutions and individual entrepreneurs. He has planned and lectured at various seminars relating to commercial litigation, civil procedure, construction law, products liability as well as trial and appellate practice and was in charge of training the litigation attorneys and paralegals at Reed Smith.

After graduating from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, with an A.B. in economics, he entered the School of Law of the University of Pittsburgh. He received his J.D. after serving as an Officer in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

Areas Of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Mediator, Arbitrator & Early Neutral Evaluation – Federal Mediation Program

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, J.D.
  • Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, A.B.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Past-President & Board of Governors
  • Pennsylvania Lawyers Fund for Client Security, Board of Directors
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Past-President; Judiciary Committee (former Chair) & Civil Litigation Council (former Chair)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Commission for Justice Initiatives, Advisory Committee
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Civil Procedural Rules Committee, Past Member
  • Material Handling Industry (trade association – Charlotte, NC), General Counsel

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