PITTSBURGH, PA – January 5, 2022 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce the election of Robert A. Orozco (Los Angeles) as a new partner of the firm. In addition, Leech Tishman partners William (“Bill”) A. Buck (Pittsburgh) and Wanda Pistella (Lakewood Ranch, FL) have joined the firm’s Management Committee, where they will oversee firm governance, strategic planning, and daily operational issues for the firm. Bill and Wanda join existing Management Committee members, Pete A. Fuscaldo (Managing Partner), John M. Steiner (Chief Operating Officer) and David J. DelFiandra.
Robert A. Orozco is a member of the firm’s Employment & Labor Practice Group, where he focuses on Workplace Safety/OSHA. Orozco is based in Leech Tishman’s LAX/El Segundo office and regularly represents employers in workplace law matters, including preventative advice and counseling. Orozco counsels employers on wage/hour class actions, including appeals; complex civil matters, including whistleblower claims involving government contracts; internal investigations; disciplinary hearings; trials and arbitrations, including but not limited to: Title VII, FEHA, sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, ADA, FMLA, CFRA, B&P 17200, HIPAA, wage/hour, and other matters.
William A. Buck is a member of the Corporate Practice Group where he co-leads the General Counsel and Secured Transaction Groups and is a member of the Tax Group. Buck is based in the Pittsburgh office, where he advises clients primarily on corporate and commercial law, providing outside general counsel to middle-market clients on business operations, mergers and acquisitions, structuring strategic business relationships, and intellectual property matters. Buck also provides counsel to clients in federal and state tax planning, tax controversy matters, and acquisition tax planning.
Wanda Pistella is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group where she leads the Transactional Residential Group. Pistella is based in Leech Tishman’s Lakewood Ranch office, where she regularly advises clients in the area of residential and commercial real estate and business and corporate transactions. Pistella is an accomplished real estate attorney and a licensed real estate sales associate in Florida. She has a strong background in real estate, business and corporate law, including purchase and sale transactions, residential and commercial lending and leasing, and general business and corporate transactions.
“It is an honor to have Robert join our partnership,” stated Pete A. Fuscaldo, managing partner of Leech Tishman. “Since he joined the firm, Robert has been an integral part of our Employment & Labor Practice, leading the way on a variety of workplace safety/OSHA issues. We look forward to his contributions to our partnership. We are also very pleased to have Bill and Wanda join our Management Committee. We believe both are positioned to make valuable contributions to governing our firm, leading strategic initiatives, and ensuring the firm continues to provide superior legal representation to our clients.”
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Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl is a full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in business restructuring & insolvency, corporate matters, employment & labor, estates & trusts, intellectual property, litigation & alternative dispute resolution, and real estate. In addition, the firm offers a wide range of legal services to clients in the aviation & aerospace, cannabis, construction, energy & natural resources, healthcare, and hospitality industries. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Sarasota, Washington, D.C. and Wilmington, DE.