PITTSBURGH, PA – July 2, 2021 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that partner Erica M. Pietranton was recently nominated to a three-year term as Diverse Representative of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee. Erica’s term commenced on July 1.
As a member of the Judiciary Committee, Erica will work with Committee members to recommend and support for judicial office of the various courts those judges and members of the bar who by their character, temperament, professional aptitude and experience have demonstrated special qualifications to hold judicial office. The Committee will also seek members of the bar who are qualified to hold judicial office and encourage them to accept judicial appointment or to run for election to such office. This Committee is the only committee authorized to consider the qualifications of persons who seek judicial office, to conduct polls, referenda, or surveys concerning candidates seeking judicial office or judges holding judicial office, and to become engaged in the collection of information or conduct studies relating to the conduct of judicial officers or the conduct of the courts, both civil and criminal, and in general, the conduct of those judicial systems subject to its jurisdiction, both state and federal.
Pietranton is a Partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, where she focuses on Insurance Coverage. She is based in Leech Tishman’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. Erica regularly advocates for clients in federal and state courts.
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Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl is a full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in business restructuring & insolvency, 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, construction, energy & natural resources, healthcare, and hospitality industries. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Sarasota, State College, PA and Wilmington, DE.