Leech Tishman Welcomes Gregory W. Hauswirth

New Associate Joins Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group

PITTSBURGH, PALeech Tishman recently welcomed Gregory W. Hauswirth to its Pittsburgh office.

Greg has joined the firm as an associate in the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. Greg represents businesses in various stages of financial restructurings – from out-of-court workouts and wind-downs to court monitored processes, including Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations.

Greg also represents secured creditors and trade creditors in bankruptcy and state court insolvency proceedings, and regularly represents clients in bankruptcy litigation matters involving fraudulent and preferential transfers.

In 2007, Greg served as a judicial extern to The Honorable Jeffery A. Deller of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

From 1999 through 2006, Greg was employed by Ariba, Inc. (formerly FreeMarkets, Inc.), as a Manager in Ariba’s Strategic Sourcing Consulting Group, where he was responsible for designing and deploying enterprise wide sourcing solutions to support Global 1000 organizations. Greg worked closely with various clients across a range of industries to develop and implement eSourcing programs, and during his tenure was honored with the Ariba Excellence Award from Ariba’s Consulting Group. During this time, Greg earned his Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) designation from the Institute for Supply Management (I.S.M.).

“We are excited to welcome another highly skilled lawyer to our busy Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group,” stated Pete A. Fuscaldo, managing partner of Leech Tishman.  “His solid background in a variety of creditors’ rights matters, along with his impressive corporate experience, will be a fine complement to our Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights team.”

Leech Tishman is a firm dedicated to providing full-service commercial legal services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. We combine a deep understanding of our clients and their businesses with skilled legal counsel to find solutions. We offer legal services in alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, construction, corporate, employment, energy, environmental, safety & toxic torts, estates & trusts, government relations, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, litigation, real estate, and taxation. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit www.leechtishman.com.