Leech Tishman Elects Steven R. Chadwick and Irfan M Dinani as New Partners; Firm Announces 2023-2024 Management Committee
PITTSBURGH, PA – January 2, 2023 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce the elections of Steven R. Chadwick and Irfan M Dinani as new partners of the firm. In addition, Leech Tishman partners David V. Weicht and John M. Steiner were elected to serve a two-year term on the firm’s Management Committee, where they will oversee firm governance, strategic planning, and daily operational issues for the firm. David and John join existing Management Committee members, Pete A. Fuscaldo (Managing Partner), William A. Buck, and Wanda Pistella.
Steven R. Chadwick is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group where he leads the Oil and Gas Title Group. He is also a member of the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group. Chadwick is based in the Pittsburgh office, where he regularly advises clients on corporate and real estate transactional matters.
Irfan M. Dinani is a member of the Corporate and Real Estate Practice Groups. Dinani is based in the Pittsburgh office, where he focuses his practice on corporate and international law, with particular emphasis on securities, cross-border transactions, regulatory, and transportation matters in North America, the United Arab Emirates, and Tanzania. Dinani is also a member of the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Group, and leads the firm’s Emerging Cyber Technologies Industry Group. He works closely with the Estates & Trusts Practice Group on Islamic estate planning initiatives for clients.
David V. Weicht serves as Co-Chair of the Litigation Practice Group, where he leads the Appellate Group and the Shareholder/Equity Disputes Group, and also co-leads the Commercial Litigation Group. Weicht is based in the Pittsburgh office, where he handles a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters as an experienced litigator and across a wide range of industries for over 20 years.
John M. Steiner currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of the firm, where he oversees the administrative departments including finance, IT, HR and Marketing. Steiner is based in the Pittsburgh office and is also a member of the Business Restructuring & Insolvency Practice Group, where he served as Co-Chair for many years. Steiner co-leads the Bankruptcy Chapter 11 Debtor Group and leads the firm’s Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Proceeding Group.
“We are very pleased to have Steve and Irfan join our partnership,” stated Pete A. Fuscaldo, managing partner of Leech Tishman. “Since joining the firm, Steve has been a key part of our Real Estate practice, and has led the way on transactional matters involving the oil and gas industry. Irfan has niche experience in cross-border corporate transactions which have been a great complement to our Corporate Group. We look forward to their contributions to our partnership.” Fuscaldo continued, “We are also delighted to have Dave re-join the Management Committee, and to have John serve an additional two-year term. Both have been held various leadership roles at the firm and will surely continue to make positive contributions to the firm’s strategic initiatives.”
ABOUT LEECH TISHMAN:
Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl is a national, full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in business restructuring & insolvency, construction, 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, emerging cyber technologies, energy & natural resources, entertainment, healthcare, hospitality, and life sciences industries. Leech Tishman has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Sarasota, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington, DE.