PITTSBURGH, PA – July 7, 2020 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that partner Erica M. Pietranton was recently nominated to a one-year term as Chair of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s LGBT Rights Committee. Pietranton’s term commenced on July 1.
As Chair of the LGBT Rights Committee, Pietranton will be responsible for directing the work of the committee and ensuring that the committee accomplishes the goals established by its members. The mission of the LGBT Rights Committee is to bring together lawyers, judges, law professors, law students, and other legal professionals interested in addressing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity and expression, and advancing equality for sexual minority persons and their families. The Committee seeks to create educational, networking, and mentoring opportunities for LGBT individuals and their allies. The Committee monitors, make recommendations, and conducts educational programming on issues and developments in the law having an impact on LGBT people in the public and in the legal profession.
Pietranton is a Partner in Leech Tishman’s Litigation Practice Group and is based in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. Pietranton 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.
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Chartered in 1870 and headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, the Allegheny County Bar Association is a professional organization with approximately 6,000 member attorneys, judges, district justices, legal administrators, and paralegals.
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