Heather S. Heidelbaugh Recognized as 2015 Woman of Achievement

Prominent Litigation Attorney Joins 2015 Class of Honorees

PITTSBURGH, PA – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that firm partner Heather S. Heidelbaugh was recently recognized as a 2015 Woman of Achievement at the 10th Annual Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office Women of Achievement Awards that took place on March 5, 2015 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA.

Hosted by Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala, the Women of Achievement Awards are a celebration of Women’s History Month and honor 20 successful, prominent women from the Greater Pittsburgh region.  Honorees are selected based on excellence in their fields, significant contributions to the betterment of their communities, and outstanding accomplishments for the advancement of women.  In attendance at the event were over 400 guests, including Pittsburgh’s most notables, alumnae honorees, dignitaries, guests, and the media. The event benefited Cribs for Kids, an organization committed to ensuring that every baby has a safe place to sleep.

Heather is a Partner in Leech Tishman’s Litigation Practice Group and is an experienced trial lawyer who has handled a wide variety of commercial litigation matters for business and individuals. Heather focuses her practice primarily on commercial litigation, oil and gas, intellectual property, product liability and election law litigation. She is a member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Litigation Counsel of America, a national legal honorary society.

Heather is also a well-known public commentator on issues related to politics, law and elections. She appears weekly on WQED-TV as a panelist on “4802,” a public affairs program in Pittsburgh and has been quoted by a number of national and local television shows and publications. She currently serves on the Allegheny County Council as an At-Large Member.

“It is an honor to be part of the 2015 Women of Achievement Class of Honorees and to be recognized alongside so many amazing women,” said Heather. “It has been my distinct pleasure to be involved in a variety of community service initiatives in the region and to serve as a mentor to young women in the business and legal fields. Both of these things have brought me much fulfillment over the course of my career.”

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. Leech Tishman offers legal services in alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, construction, corporate, corporate & organizational investigations, employment, energy, environmental, safety & toxic torts, estates & trusts, government relations, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit www.leechtishman.com.