Melissa M. Csercsevits

Melissa M. Csercsevits

Melissa M. Csercsevits is an associate in our Mt. Laurel office.
(856) 761-3800


Cipriani & Werner welcomes Melissa M. Smith to its Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, office in the workers’ compensation department. Graduating magna cum laude from Widener University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology in 2005, Melissa continued at Widener University’s School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor, graduating cum laude in 2009. Prior to her last year of law school, Melissa was a summer associate at a prominent, regional defense litigation firm where she remained and practiced in the area of workers’ compensation, following the bar examination.

Melissa came to Cipriani & Werner in October 2014 with five years of experience defending employers throughout all stages of litigation involving workers’ compensation claims. Knowledgeable in providing pre-litigation counseling and risk management advice to cost-effectively handle claims, she is passionate about her career and is a results-proven litigator when cases require her to go to trial. Melissa continues to focus her practice exclusively on representing employers in workers’ compensation matters and is dedicated to and known for providing exceptional client service. Melissa is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Throughout her career, Melissa has been actively involved with the Pennsylvania Bar Association, holding various positions on the association’s executive committee for the Workers’ Compensation section. In addition, she volunteers her time with the Montgomery County Child Advocacy Project, representing children in cases involving allegations of abuse and neglect, and Philadelphia VIP, representing low-income Philadelphians primarily in domestic matters.


Practice Areas
Law School
Widener University School of Law