Office in Pittsburgh


Wm. Keith Scannell and Associates, Inc.

Licensed Private Investigators

Investigative & Surveillance Specialists

Certified Fire Investigator

Since 1985

Office in Philadelphia


Trusted by Many
U.S. Dept. of Justice - Trial Division
U.S. Public Defenders Office
U.S. Bankruptcy Chapter 13 Trustee
U.S. Department of Labor
Pennsylvania Attorney General
Arizona Attorney General
New York Attorney General
Texas Attorney General


Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Groggin

K&L Gates

Post &  Schell

Morgan, Lewis, Bockius
O'Melveny Myers
Jones Day
Cozen O'Connor P.C.
McGuire Woods
Duane Morris
White & Williams
Fox Rothschild

Nixon Peabody, LLP

Reed Smith


Liberty Mutual Insurance Group
Zurich Insurance Company
JOY Global
SYSCO Food Service
JPMorgan Chase
Columbia Gas Transmission
Consol Energy
AK Steel
Municipality of Penn Hills
Wilkinsburg Borough
City of Pittsburgh
Municipality of Mt. Lebanon
Slippery Rock Borough

Baldwin Borough

County of Allegheny

Castle Shannon Borough


Surveillance - Investigations - Fire Origin & Cause - Process Service - GPS - Personal Protection

Wm. Keith Scannell & Assoc., Inc. prides itself on high quality investigative services, using the latest technology and a hard work ethic, ensuring our clients professional and detailed results. We are a diverse team of private investigators, providing a wide range of services to insurance companies, legal firms, municipalities, small-medium businesses, corporations and private individuals. We provide the evidence you require to avoid costly litigation, to find out the truth and make informed decisions.



  • National Association of Fire Investigators
  • Pennsylvania Association of Arson Investigators
  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners International
  • International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Florida Association of Licensed Private Investigators
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

Best of Licensed Private Investigators 2014

1st runner up 2013, 2015 and 2016


Wm. Keith Scannell & Assoc., Inc. is a licensed and fully insured private investigative firm with offices in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, PA. We are able to handle any needs of the nations largest insurance companies, corporations, law firms, and TPA claim agencies, along with high profile clients and private individuals. Our Pennsylvania private investigators have diverse backgrounds, experience, and training which is the strength of our agency. - are committed to providing our clients with the information and evidence they need to make the important decisions in their company's business and/or personal life.

Without specific information or evidence, you may not be able to make the tough decisions you are faced with. Our Pittsburgh private investigators have the ability and experience to resolve the most demanding investigative assignments, using state of the art technology combined with extensive training and professionalism to provide you with the results you are looking for in a Pennsylvania detective agency.

Whatever your investigative needs, Wm. Keith Scannell & Assoc., Inc. licensed private investigators, have the ability, training and expertise to manage your case. We pride ourselves in handling all cases with the utmost professionalism and complete confidentiality. If you need a professional, experienced and competent private investigator in Pittsburgh / Philadelphia or anywhere in the state of Pennsylvania, call us today for your free consultation.


The Firm:

Wm. Keith Scannell has owned and managed this Pennsylvania Private Investigation Firm for 28 years. During this time, Mr. Scannell has investigated thousands of cases for some of the most prominent defense firms, largest insurance companies, and private individuals throughout the entire state of Pennsylvania, as well as nationwide. On Many occasions throughout his career he has traveled overseas for various clients.

Our private investigators constantly strive to not only meet, but exceed, our clients professional standards and personal satisfaction. That, we believe, has been the key to our growth and will continue to be the force that pushes us to provide the best private investigation services in the industry. Whether it's a simple subpoena that needs served or a complex investigation or surveillance, you can be assured that we will handle it with the same level of importance.

Wm. Keith Scannell & Assoc., Inc. is committed to providing superior investigative services to our clients, in order to meet all of your personal and business needs. There is no assignment too large, too small, or too complex that our private investigation firm cannot handle, locally or nationally. Our many years of investigative experience along with our information resources, we can deliver a timely and cost effective investigative solution.


Services Available:

  • Insurance Defense
  • Certified Fire Investigator
  • Origin & Cause
  • Surveillance
  • Domestic Surveillance
  • Process Service (local and nationwide)
  • Criminal/Civil
  • Background Investigations
  • Child Custody and Divorce Investigations
  • Interview's and Witness Statements
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Claims Insurance Fraud Investigations
  • Employee Theft / Fraud
  • GPS Vehicle Tracking

Contact Us:

Wm. Keith Scannell & Assoc., Inc.
Mailing address:

PO Box 12714
Pittsburgh, PA 15241

U.S. Steel Tower
600 Grant Street
Suite 660
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-835-8811





Wm Keith Scannell Assoc Inc







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