PITTSBURGH, PA – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce the election of firm associate Jessica Ziemski to Secretary of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Women in the Law Division. Jessica was appointed to this position after serving as a Member of Council for 2015 and will take on her new position during the year 2016.
At Leech Tishman, Jessica practices in the Litigation and Employment Practice Groups. Her practice focuses mainly on the representation of businesses and individuals in commercial disputes and employment litigation. Jessica started her career with Leech Tishman as a law clerk while she attended law school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
“I’m very excited to be selected as the Secretary of the Women in the Law Division,” stated Jessica. “I am looking forward to the opportunity to continue to offer our membership beneficial course offerings while promoting the growth of the Women in the Law Division.”
About the Women in the Law Division
The Women in the Law Division of the Allegheny County Bar Association shall create and sponsor programs to educate the members of the bar and the judiciary as to the character and impact of overt and subtle barriers which deny women the opportunity to achieve full integration and equal participation in the work, responsibilities, and rewards of the legal profession. It shall work cooperatively with other organizations formed for the purpose of resolving problems created by such barriers within the legal system of Allegheny County, activate a committee to explore and make recommendations concerning the treatment of women as attorneys, judicial candidates, judges, jurors, witnesses, litigants, and employees throughout the legal system of Allegheny County, and respond quickly and appropriately to incidents of gender-based discrimination in the legal profession. For more information, visit http://www.acba.org/Women-in-the-Law-Division.
About Leech Tishman
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, employee benefit consulting, employment, energy, environmental, safety & toxic torts, estates & trusts, government relations, immigration, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, internal investigations, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit us at www.leechtishman.com.