PITTSBURGH, PA – October 18, 2021 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce the addition of two new attorneys to the firm, Sarah C. Norcott and Erik D. Slobe. Norcott joins the firm as an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group, and Slobe joins the firm as an Associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Both Norcott and Slobe will be based in the Pittsburgh office.
Norcott focuses her practice on product liability, premises liability, and construction law. She is also part of Leech Tishman’s Insurance Coverage Group. Norcott routinely assists in the management of discovery during the course of litigation, as well as drafting dispositive motions. Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Norcott was an associate of a mid-sized regional law firm. In law school, she served as Associate Editor and Lead Executive Editor for the Journal of Law and Commerce, a law review at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Slobe focuses his practice on all aspects of intellectual property law including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Slobe regularly drafts provisional and non-provisional patent application claims, specifications, and drawings for mechanical and computer system related technologies. He has a rich background in nuclear engineering, engineering physics, and mathematics. Slobe is also a registered professional engineer (PE) in Nuclear Engineering in the state of Pennsylvania. Prior to pursuing a law degree, he worked as a nuclear engineer designing nuclear power plants. Slobe has worked on the designs of advanced Pressurized Water Reactors, Boiling Water Reactors, and Small Modular Reactors. He also supported operating nuclear power plants during refueling outages.
“We are very pleased to welcome Sarah and Erik to the firm,” stated Pete A. Fuscaldo, Leech Tishman’s managing partner. “Sarah has experience in a variety of complex commercial litigation and Erik brings to the firm a rich technical background that will be beneficial to our clients. We are grateful for the opportunity to add them both to our lawyer team.”
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, Washington, D.C. and Wilmington, DE.