1. Five Emerging Medical Research Groups in Pittsburgh Receive $200k in Funding

    By: Francesca M. Schiavone, Esq. Five emerging medical research groups in Pittsburgh have been granted a total of $200,000 in funding, in an effort to transition their ideas into the next stages of development, according to NEXTpittsburgh in their February 12, 2018 article. The funds have been granted under the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Medical Innovation’s ("CMI") Pilot Funding P…Read More

  2. AlphaLab’s Role in the Growth of Pittsburgh’s Startup Ecosystem

    By: Christopher J. Owens, Esq. In their Feb. 15, 2018 article, GeekWire profiled AlphaLab as a part of their “HQ2” month in Pittsburgh. The article detailed some of the past graduates of the AlphaLab program, AlphaLab’s role in growing Pittsburgh’s startup ecosystem, and the future of innovation in Pittsburgh. GeekWire went in-depth with several of the startups currently at AlphaLab and A…Read More

  3. Leech Tishman Welcomes New Patent Agent to Pittsburgh Office

    PITTSBURGH, PA – February 18, 2018 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that Anthony T. Gestrich has joined the firm. Anthony has joined Leech Tishman as a Patent Agent in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. Anthony is based in Leech Tishman’s Pittsburgh office. Anthony is a Registered Patent Agent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He regularly prepares and prosecut…Read More

  4. Leech Tishman Welcomes New Attorney to Pittsburgh Office

    PITTSBURGH, PA – February 18, 2018 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that Yvette A. Michaud has joined the firm. Yvette has joined Leech Tishman as an Associate in the firm’s Energy Practice Group and the Business Oil and Gas Subgroup. Yvette focuses her practice in the area of oil and gas and routinely counsels clients with respect to transactional, leasing, title and litigation matter…Read More

  5. Leech Tishman Ranked in Top 20 Largest Law Firms in Pittsburgh

    PITTSBURGH, PA – February 16, 2018 - Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl LLC (Leech Tishman) is pleased to announce that it was recently ranked by the Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the top 20 law firms in Pittsburgh, based on size. The firm ranked as #13 in the 2018-2019 Pittsburgh Business Times Book of Lists. A full-service law firm with a strong regional presence across the U.S. in Pitts…Read More

  6. California Labor Commissioner and California Attorney General Issue Guidance on Immigration Enforcement Law

    By: Philip A. Toomey, Esq. On Tuesday, February 13, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Labor Commissioner Julie Su issued two documents for California employers regarding California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act (“AB 450”). The first document, titled Immigrant Worker Protection Act Places New Obligations on Employers, focuses on “various prohibitions and requirements on p…Read More

  7. Associate Attorney – Corporate/Real Estate

    Leech Tishman has an immediate opening for an Associate Corporate Attorney with three to five years of solid corporate law experience. The position requires significant client contact and the ability to excel when working independently. Superior client communication, writing, research, and case management skills are a must. Experience required in conducting legal due diligence, drafting and negot…Read More

  8. Case Study: Sexual Harassment Allegations At A Start-Up

    By: Laura E. Mullen, Esq. The recent events at BetterWorks Systems, Inc. provide a snapshot of the devastating cost of sexual harassment allegations at a start-up, according to a report from Bloomberg. The CEO of BetterWorks Systems Inc., which makes human resources software, resigned after a former employee filed a lawsuit alleging that he had sexually harassed and assaulted her and that manage…Read More