Dateline Pittsburgh: 8/19/13

On the Docket Pittsburgh

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Rothman Gordon attorneys Robert A. Galanter, Mark S. Weis and R. Douglas DeNardo were awarded Five Star Professional's "Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager" distinction for 2013. Mr. Galanter was recognized for business planning and Mr. Weis and Mr. DeNardo for estate planning. Mr. Galanter earned his J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law, Mr. Weis earned his J.D. from Dickinson School of Law and Mr. DeNardo earned his J.D. from Duquesne University.

Jessica L. Crown joined Goehring, Rutter & Boehm as a member of its family law and school and municipal law groups. She represents clients in all areas of traditional family law, handling divorce, custody and support litigation, as well as drafting settlements and premarital agreements, property negotiation and the settlement of other marital-related claims, and delinquent tax collection. She earned her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Yukevich, Marchetti, Liekar & Zangrilli, P.C. said Ronald M. Del Duca Jr. has joined the firm, with concentration in taxation, estate planning, international and sports law.

Leech Tishman announced that partners Sally Griffith Cimini, Steven D. Irwin, David W. Lampl and David V. Weicht, as well as of counsel attorney Steven M. Reinsel, were named 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. In addition, William A. Buck, partner and Lauren N. Diulus, of counsel attorney, were recognized as 2013 Pennsylvania Rising Stars.

Duane Morris LLP appointed Kenneth M. Argentieri managing partner of its Pittsburgh office. Mr. Argentieri succeeds partner George Medved, who has served in that role since the office's launch in 2003.

As a trial attorney for more than 25 years, Mr. Argentieri has represented individual and corporate clients in complex litigation, including products liability, defamation, toxic tort, environmental, securities, class action and commercial law. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School.

Dapper, Baldasare, Benson, Behling & Kane, P.C. announced that the following attorneys were selected for inclusion into the 2013 Super Lawyers list: Robert E. Dapper, Jr., Stuart W. Benson III, David H. Dille and Harry J. Klucher. In addition, the firm also recognizes attorneys selected to the 2013 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list: Bryson F. Datt, Jr., Christopher M. Jacobs, Matthew A. Meyers and Douglas J. Stipanovich. Managing Partner Robert E. Dapper, Jr. is also included in the Top 50 Pittsburgh Area Super Lawyers list.

Also, Lawrence J. Baldasare, Stuart W. Benson III, David H. Dille and Greg J. Fischer are now certified as specialists in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Michael A. Nagy, associate, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, was invited to join the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. The alliance comprises thousands of insurance companies, corporations, corporate counsel, litigation and risk managers, claims professionals and attorneys.

Mr. Nagy is a member of Marshall Dennehey's securities and investment professional liability practice group and focuses his practice on the defense of claims made against brokers and broker-dealers, concentrating primarily on matters before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.


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