Leech Tishman Attorneys Win Local Elections in the Pittsburgh Community

Frederick C. Leech Elected as Member of Fox Chapel Borough Council;
Ryan O. Hemminger Elected as a School Director for Elizabeth Forward School District

PITTSBURGH, PA – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that two firm attorneys recently secured a public vote of confidence in their bids to hold elective office in the Pittsburgh region.

Unofficial results of the November 3, 2015 mid-term election showed Frederick C. Leech won election as a member of the Fox Chapel Borough Council. Leech, a former School Director in the same community, ran unopposed. He is a Partner at Leech Tishman and Chair of the firm’s Corporate Practice Group.

Ryan O. Hemminger made his political debut with a victory over Keith Balint to become a School Director for Elizabeth Forward School District. Hemminger, a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group, received 56% of the vote in a hard fought campaign.

Borough Council members handle matters such as finance (budgets and revenues, including taxes); community planning and infrastructure; police, fire, and emergency services; and borough personnel contracts. School Directors are responsible for school district policies; school district finance; teacher contracts; and strategic planning, including school construction.

Congratulations to Ryan and Fred! The firm recognizes and applauds your public service.

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, employee benefit consulting, employment, energy, environmental, safety & toxic torts, estates & trusts, government relations, immigration, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, internal investigations, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit us at www.leechtishman.com.