Leech Tishman Welcomes Two New Associates

Francesca M. Kosec Joins Corporate and Real Estate Practice Groups; Elena C. Nola Joins Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups

PITTSBURGH, PALeech Tishman recently welcomed Francesca M. Kosec and Elena C. Nola to its Pittsburgh office. Francesca (“Franki”) has joined the firm as an associate in the Corporate and Real Estate Practice Groups, while Elena has joined the firm as an associate in the Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups.

Franki’s corporate practice primarily involves counseling clients on business formations and reorganizations, negotiating and drafting commercial contracts, conducting due diligence reviews and dealing with a multitude of corporate governance issues. Additionally, Franki focuses on a broad range of real estate transactional matters, including commercial and residential sales, acquisitions and leases. She also has experience advising clients on zoning and land use compliance and approval.

Elena focuses her practice primarily on commercial litigation, product liability matters and intellectual property litigation.

Prior to becoming attorneys, both Franki and Elena served as law clerks at Leech Tishman.

“We are very pleased to officially welcome Franki and Elena to our firm,” stated Pete A. Fuscaldo, managing partner of Leech Tishman. “While serving as law clerks, they were both a terrific asset to our firm and we are confident they will be an integral part of our lawyer 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. 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.