PITTSBURGH, PA – September 11, 2020 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that Litigation Practice Group partner Erica M. Pietranton was recently recognized by Best Lawyers America in the inaugural edition of its Ones to Watch publication. Pietranton was nominated in the Commercial Litigation category. “Ones to Watch” recipients typically have been in practice 5-9 years and are chosen for this award based on outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
Pietranton is based in Leech Tishman’s Pittsburgh office and focuses her practice on commercial litigation matters for both businesses and individuals. She has prior experience advocating for clients with respect to a wide variety of legal issues, including: contract and other business disputes, covenants not to compete and trade secret claims, defamation and related causes of action, property damage, chemical exposure and toxic torts, and premises liability. Pietranton regularly advocates for clients in federal and state courts.
Pietranton’s experience includes defending and asserting claims through all stages of litigation, including jury trial. She also has extensive experience providing legal counsel to officers and directors of companies to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory, employment, and contract law issues, as well as representing clients in administrative and regulatory matters before various government and administrative agencies. Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Pietranton was an associate of a mid-sized regional law firm and also served as Associate General Counsel of a publicly traded gaming corporation in the Pittsburgh area.
ABOUT BEST LAWYERS: ONES TO WATCH
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ABOUT LEECH TISHMAN
Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl is a full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in alternative dispute resolution, aviation & aerospace, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, cannabis, construction, corporate, employee benefits, employment & labor, energy, environmental, estates & trusts, family law, government relations, immigration, insurance coverage, 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, Philadelphia, Sarasota, FL and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit us at www.leechtishman.com.