On the Docket Pittsburgh: 3/12/12
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Neil J. Friedrich has joined The Webb Law Firm as an intellectual property attorney, with expertise in the biomedical and bio-materials issues. Mr. Friedrich received his B.S. degree in biomedical engineering from Case Western Reserve University and his J.D. from Wake Forest University; he also completed a year-long program at The George Washington University Law School focused on intellectual property law and was awarded his master of laws in IP. At The Webb Law Firm, Mr. Friedrich works with various aspects of IP law, particularly focusing on patent and trademark prosecution and client counseling.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has hired Nathan L. Piper, who received his B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, his master of laws degree from University College London, and his J.D. from Columbia University Law School.
Duane Morris LLP said the state Supreme Court has designated Kenneth M. Argentieri as the new chair of the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. Mr. Argentieri is a partner in Duane Morris' Pittsburgh office and is vice-chair of the products liability and toxic torts division of its trial practice group. The board was created in 1992 to administer rules on behalf of the Supreme Court pertaining to the continuing legal education of lawyers.
Law firm Maiello Brungo & Maiello was appointed solicitor for Braddock borough, and Falco A. Muscante will serve as the primary attorney for the borough.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has announced the addition of shareholders Sean M. Girdwood and Brian D. Trudgen to its financial services and real estate finance practice. Both Mr. Girdwood and Mr. Trudgen previously practiced in Thorp Reed & Armstrong's commercial, real estate and public finance practice group, where Mr. Girdwood served as group chair.
Mr. Girdwood has handled a range of financial transactions, including secured and unsecured loan transactions and asset-based financing. He received his J.D. from Duquesne University, where he was research editor of the Duquesne Law Review.
Mr. Trudgen focuses his practice on commercial and corporate finance, acquisition finance, commercial leasing and commercial real estate finance. He received his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business.
First Published March 12, 2012 12:00 am