PITTSBURGH, PA – July 28, 2023 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution Partner, Erica M. Pietranton, was recently appointed as Co-Chair of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s (“ACBA”) ALLY Initiative. Pietranton will serve as Co-Chair from July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024. Pietranton was previously nominated as Diverse Representative of the ACBA’s Judiciary Committee, where she continues to serve her three-year term.
As Co-Chair, Pietranton will champion equality, diversity, and inclusion in the legal profession by engaging attorneys and their law firms, corporate legal departments, courts, and other legal organizations to commit to increase inclusivity, create equitable workplaces, empower historically marginalized and underrepresented members of the bar, and reflect the community through active participation in various key programs and projects.
In addition to Co-Chair of the ACBA’s ALLY Initiative, Pietranton is a member of the ACBA’s Civil Litigation Section Council and Immediate Past-Chair of the ACBA’s LGBTQ+ Rights Committee. Pietranton is a Partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, where she focuses on commercial and other complex litigation matters. She is also part of the Insurance Coverage Group. Pietranton is based in the firm’s Pittsburgh office.
ABOUT THE ACBA’S ALLY INITIATIVE
The ALLY Initiative of the ACBA endeavors to engage attorneys and their law firms, corporate legal departments, courts and other legal organizations to commit to increasing inclusivity, creating equitable workplaces, empowering historically marginalized and underrepresented members of the bar, and reflecting the community we serve, through active participation in various key programs and projects targeted to achieve these objectives. The acronym ALLY stands for “Attorneys, Learning as allies, Living as allies and Yielding results.”
ABOUT LEECH TISHMAN
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.