For Immediate Release

Contact: Mala Mason
Phone: 412.225.9568
Email: mmason@leechtishman.com

Press Statement

Pittsburgh Firm Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl Welcomes New Partner

Firm Welcomes Sally Griffith Cimini to Employment Practice Group

PITTSBURGH, PA – Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, LLC welcomes well-known employment attorney and mediator Sally Griffith Cimini to its Employment Practice Group.

Sally has over 25 years of experience counseling and litigating on behalf of private and public sector employers in all aspects of the employment relationship, from hiring through termination. She regularly advises clients on employment discrimination issues, workplace and sexual harassment, disability accommodation, Family & Medical Leave Act compliance, employee handbooks, human resource policies and practices, wage and hour issues, use of temporary/leased/contract employees and independent contractors, performance appraisals, workplace investigations, drug and alcohol testing, workplace privacy issues, disciplinary action and termination, reductions in force, employment at-will/wrongful discharge, alternative dispute resolution, union avoidance, employment agreements, restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements, severance agreements, waivers and releases, and unemployment compensation claims.

Sally routinely represents employers in employment discrimination litigation before federal and state courts as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Ohio Civil Rights Commission, and City of Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations. She also represents employers in all aspects of labor relations, including grievances, arbitration and National Labor Relations Board proceedings.  Sally has extensive experience with wage and hour practice before the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division.

Sally is also active in the field of alternative dispute resolution, particularly as an employment dispute mediator, arbitrator and early neutral evaluator. She regularly serves as a mediator, arbitrator and early neutral evaluator for the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Sally is a mediator and arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association (AAA), and also provides services as a private mediator. In addition, she is a contractor mediator for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and serves as a panel mediator on the UPMC Intermediation Panel.

“We are delighted to have Sally on board,” explained Pete A. Fuscaldo, managing partner of Leech Tishman.  “Sally has established an impressive track record in nearly every area of employment law and alternative dispute resolution.  The Employment Practice Group and our clients will greatly benefit from having Sally on their team.”

Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, LLC pledges to help its clients achieve their goals by offering dynamic solutions and unsurpassed expertise in a cost-effective manner while adhering to the highest level of excellence and professional integrity. They offer legal services in construction, corporate, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, employment, estates and trusts, government relations, immigration, litigation, real estate, and taxation. For more information, call 412.261.1600 or www.leechtishman.com.

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