Dickie McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. announced that C. William Schildnecht joined as Of Counsel. Mr. Schildnecht has almost 30 years of experience in the construction and engineering industries, and will focus his practice in the areas of commercial and construction law. He earned his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.
Ainsman, Levine & Drexler, LLC said partners David I. Ainsman and Richard C. Levine were named as "Super Lawyers" for 2013. Mr. Ainsman was also named by Philadelphia Magazine as among the top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania and one of the top 50 attorneys in Pittsburgh, and was recognized by Best Lawyers in America. Associates G. Christopher Apessos and Jepthah Orstein were named as "Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers.
Patrick Lutz has joined Dingess, Foster, Luciana, Davidson & Chleboski, LLP as an associate attorney. Prior to joining DFL Legal, Mr. Lutz was an associate in the construction practice group of Seyfarth Shaw in Washington, D.C. He earned his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.
Jackson Lewis LLP said A. Patricia Diulus-Myers and Lynn C. Outwater were named to the 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. In addition, Craig W. Snethen and Bethany Swaton Wagner were named to the 2013 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list.
Ms. Diulus-Myers is a partner serving as senior litigator, and is a member of the firm's practice group on restrictive covenants. Ms. Outwater is a senior partner and is the national coordinator of its management education practice group, and was also a founding partner of JL's Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Cincinnati offices.
Mr. Snethen is a partner whose practice involves representing corporate clients before government agencies in both federal and state courts. Ms. Wagner is an associate, who focuses her practice on representing employers in employment-related litigation before administrative agencies and courts on the state and federal levels; she is also a member of the firm's collegiate and professional sports industry group.
The following attorneys from Goehring, Rutter & Boehm were named 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Stars: Elizabeth Warner Altman, Jeffrey R. Hunt, Brian T. Lindauer, Megan M. Ott, John J. Richardson and Mandi L. Scott.
Ms. Altman practices family law. She represents clients in divorce, custody and support litigation, drafts settlement and premarital agreements and represents parents in adoption proceedings.
Jeffrey R. Hunt, in business and corporate law, counsels clients regarding general corporate matters, including formation and operational issues, shareholder matters, employment issues, mergers and acquisitions, and creditors rights.
Brian T. Lindauer is member of the firm's real estate and business law groups, advising clients in a broad range of transactional matters, including real estate acquisitions and sales, lease negotiations, landlord and tenant matters and loan documentation.
Megan M. Ott, a Rising Star in school and municipal law and litigation groups, represents schools and municipalities in finance, legal compliance, and labor and employment litigation. She has recently been appointed as solicitor of Conway, Avalon and Leetsdale boroughs, as well as the Kennedy Township Uniform Construction Code Appellate Board.
John J. Richardson, in personal injury defense (products), represents clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical and medical devices, consumer products, sports equipment, infant and juvenile products and industrial equipment and machinery.
Mandi L. Scott, appellate practice, assists clients in a variety of practice areas on appeal in both state and federal court, with an emphasis on delinquent tax collection on behalf of the City and School District of Philadelphia.
Burleson LLP said four of its attorneys in Pennsylvania have earned recognition as Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers: Kevin Colosimo, managing partner, Pittsburgh office, was named to the 2013 list of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, while partner Andrew Jenkins, senior associate Jeanette Oliver and associate Michael Brewster were named to the 2013 list of Pennsylvania Rising Stars.
Mr. Colosimo manages Burleson's Pittsburgh office, and is a trial lawyer who practices in the areas of oil and gas litigation, energy law, and contract law, and provides counsel to clients on a range of matters, including risk management alternatives, claims assessment, and litigation strategy. Mr. Jenkins, who has earned the Rising Star recognition for four consecutive years, focuses his practice in oil and gas litigation and dispute resolution, construction law, and business and contract law.
Ms. Oliver works in commercial litigation, land use, and oil and gas title law, on issue such as eminent domain, commercial law and construction law. Mr. Brewster primarily handles issues related to oil and gas title, business and contracts, and corporate and securities law, representing clients in regulatory preparation. He is also experienced in negotiating and drafting documentation for commercial transactions.
Robb Leonard Mulvihill LLP hired Nicholas L. Fiske and Craig W. Beil as associates. Mr. Fiske graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, where he served as an editor of Jurist, the school's online legal news and research magazine. Mr. Beil graduated from Duquesne University School of Law, where he served as an intern for the Butler County District Attorney's office.
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