Leech Tishman Welcomes Stefanie L. Pate

New Associate Joins Estates & Trusts Practice Group

PITTSBURGH, PALeech Tishman recently welcomed Stefanie L. Pate to its Pittsburgh office.

Stefanie has joined the firm as an associate in the Estates & Trusts Practice Group, where she will assist in the preparation of simple and complex wills, living wills and powers of attorney, estate planning and administration, trust preparation/planning/administration, guardianship planning and administration, and the development of lifetime gifting programs and estate litigation.

Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Stefanie was an Associate Trust Advisor with PNC Wealth Management, where she provided trust and estate administration and relationship management services to high net worth clients. Stefanie was also employed as a Regulatory Compliance Specialist at Siemens Industry, Inc. where she assisted in the review, investigation and remediation of compliance cases and conducted pre and post-merger and acquisition due diligence.

Stefanie obtained a law degree from the Duquesne University School of Law. During her time in law school, Stefanie served as Editor-in-Chief of the Duquesne Business Law Journal, and also worked as a Production Editor. Stefanie received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for earning the highest grade in Land Use Planning and received an award for Outstanding Oral Advocate.

“We are very pleased to welcome Stefanie to our Estates & Trusts Practice Group,” stated Pete A. Fuscaldo, managing partner of Leech Tishman.  “Her strong background in wealth management will be of great benefit to the clients served by our highly experienced Estates & Trusts Group.”

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, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and taxation. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit www.leechtishman.com.