PITTSBURGH, PA – March 29, 2021 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that attorney Jessica K. Albert was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (“PDP”). Albert will serve a three-year term on the Board, where she will join a leadership team composed of individuals representing small businesses, regional industries and professional services, civic organizations, clergy, higher education, and local and state government. Albert has been a member/volunteer with the PDP for several years, serving on the organization’s Membership Committee and assisting with its annual Picklesburgh food festival event.
The mission of the Board is to advance initiatives that foster economic vitality and improve Downtown Pittsburgh life. Their strategic initiatives include clean and outreach services, transportation, economic development, and advocacy to enhance the Downtown experience for residents, workers, and visitors alike. The Board’s goals for 2021 include:
- Refreshing- Clean & Outreach
- Reconnecting- Mobility
- Redefining- Leadership & Inclusion
- Reinvigorating- Economic Development
- Reinventing- Events & Marketing
Albert is a Partner in Leech Tishman’s Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group and is based in the firm’s Pittsburgh office where she focuses her practice mainly on litigating state, federal, and agency cases, including complex civil litigation covering a broad range of legal matters such as ADA Title III class actions, civil rights, construction defects, breach of contract issues, negligence, fraud and insurance coverage. Albert is also well-versed in employment litigation and regularly counsels clients regarding risk exposure, including OSHA compliance and litigating contested OSHA citations.
ABOUT THE PITTSBURGH DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP
Formed by Downtown businesses, professionals, civic organizations, foundations, and residents, the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP) is a non-profit community development organization that develops and implements innovative programs and initiatives to enhance the Downtown neighborhood, cultivate a vibrant residential population, and stimulate a diverse retail community. The PDP promotes and markets this great urban center to millions of people as the region’s premier destination to do business, to call home, or to visit for the best in shopping, dining, and entertainment. The PDP stands as staunch advocates for all those who make Downtown part of their lives—from businesses to workers to residents and visitors.
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 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 and Wilmington, DE.