Pittsburgh Firm Leech Tishman Welcomes Patrick W. Carothers

New Partner Joins Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights and Corporate Practice Groups

PITTSBURGH, PALeech Tishman recently welcomed Patrick W. Carothers to its Pittsburgh and Delaware offices.

Patrick has joined the firm as a partner in the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights and Corporate Practice Groups. Patrick routinely represents businesses in various stages of financial restructurings- from out-of-court workouts to court monitored processes, including Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations.

Patrick regularly represents unsecured creditor committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and handles bankruptcy litigation matters involving fraudulent transfers, preferential transfers, fraud actions, director and officer liability and breach of fiduciary duty. He also represents Chapter 7 and liquidating trustees in bankruptcy cases and litigation. Patrick was a regular commentator on the 2009 automobile industry crisis, appearing several times on CNBC.

In addition to bankruptcy matters, Patrick advises domestic and international companies on a wide variety of corporate issues, including entity formation, real estate transactions, asset purchases, general contract review, and compliance with various laws and regulations.

Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Patrick served as a partner at Thorp Reed & Armstrong, LLP.

“We are very pleased to have Patrick join our outstanding group of lawyers,” stated Pete A. Fuscaldo, managing partner of Leech Tishman.  “Well-known in the Pittsburgh community for his wealth of experience handling major bankruptcy cases and corporate legal matters, he is sure to be a wonderful addition to our Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights and Corporate Practice Groups.”

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