PITTSBURGH, PA – September 27, 2023 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that Employment & Labor and Government Relations Partner Steven D. Irwin was recently recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers of America for the first time in the “Employment Law- Management” and “Government Relations Practice” categories.
Irwin is a member of Leech Tishman’s Corporate Practice Group, where he co-leads the Government Relations Group and the Securities Group. He is also a member of the Employment & Labor Practice Group. Irwin is based in the Pittsburgh office, where he handles business matters, routinely interacts with government bodies, and counsels high-level management, defending against or asserting allegations of fraudulent conduct.
Irwin served as Commissioner of Banking & Securities under two Governors and sat on the Board of Trustees of the Investor Protection Trust. He served as President-Elect of the North American Securities Administrators Association and held leadership roles on the Federal Legislation Committee, Enforcement Section and the Dodd-Frank Working Group. Irwin was an independent director of the third business development fund of Franklin Square Investments from its formation. He was Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Arlen Specter and began his career as law clerk to Third Circuit Judge Joseph F. Weis, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals.
“As someone who has dedicated countless hours during his career to the intersection between the private and public sectors, we are not surprised to see Steve recognized for his hard work in the field of Government Relations,” stated Pete A. Fuscaldo, managing partner of Leech Tishman. “He is also an outstanding employment & labor lawyer. We are pleased to see him selected as a ‘Best Lawyer’ in these categories.”
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Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, LLC 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 & sports, 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.