PITTSBURGH, PA – May 20, 2019 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group Partner David W. Lampl as well as Intellectual Property Practice Group Partner Alan G. Towner were recently recognized in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America as 2019 Best Lawyers® “Lawyers of the Year” in Pittsburgh, PA. David received this recognition in the Litigation-Bankruptcy category while Alan received this recognition in the Litigation-Patent category.
David W. Lampl is a Partner with Leech Tishman and Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. David is based in Leech Tishman’s Pittsburgh office, where he is highly regarded for the major role he has played in numerous local and national high-profile cases involving Chapter 11 bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings. Over the course of his career, David has served as lead counsel on behalf of banks, creditors’ committees and debtor companies in a wide variety of complex bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters. First named a Best Lawyer in 2011, 2019 marks the 9th consecutive year that David has been recognized in the Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy categories.
Alan G. Towner is also a Partner with Leech Tishman and Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. He is also a member of the Litigation Practice Group. Alan is based in Leech Tishman’s Pittsburgh office, where he focuses his practice on all aspects of intellectual property law including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Alan regularly handles matters including preparing and prosecuting patent, trademark and copyright applications, patentability opinions, patent infringement and validity studies, trademark clearance opinions, patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation, and general intellectual property counseling. Alan has also been recognized as a Best Lawyer since 2011; this is his 9th consecutive year being recognized in the Copyright Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Patent Law and Trademark Law categories.
“David and Alan continue to be recognized by their peers for their expertise in the areas of bankruptcy & creditors’ rights law (David) and intellectual property counseling (Alan), stated Pete A. Fuscaldo, managing partner of Leech Tishman. “They are both very well regarded, both by our internal lawyers and the many clients they serve across a range of industries. We are proud to have them on our team.”
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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, construction, corporate, employee benefits, employment, energy, environmental, estates & trusts, family law, government relations, immigration, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, 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, Sarasota, FL, State College, PA and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit us at www.leechtishman.com.