LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL – March 15, 2017- Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl LLC (Leech Tishman) is pleased to announce that it has opened a new office in Lakewood Ranch (Sarasota Area) Florida. The new office will be managed by one of Leech Tishman’s founding partners, Ted Tishman, and is located at the Gibraltar Building on Lakewood Ranch Boulevard.

Ted Tishman is joined in the new office by Lakewood Ranch attorney Wanda Pistella, a partner in Leech Tishman’s Real Estate Practice Group. Also joining the firm is Paula Egan Chapman, a Real Estate Closing Specialist.

Ted Tishman advises high net worth individuals, families and business owners on intergenerational wealth transfers and business succession planning. Ted’s experience in sophisticated estate planning issues includes the preparation of simple and complex wills, healthcare powers of attorney/living wills and durable powers of attorney, trust planning and administration, charitable gift planning, estates and trusts litigation and assisting fiduciaries with the administration of complex estates and trusts. Ted also counsels organizations on business success planning, including the development of limited liability companies, leveraging gift and estate tax exemptions and valuation discounting.

Wanda Pistella represents purchasers, sellers, lenders, landlords, tenants and business owners in a multitude of real estate and business transactions. She has served as a premier property closing agent and title agent for various residential and commercial real estate transactions, from single residential units to luxury boutique hotels and intricate multimillion-dollar income-producing investment properties.

Paula Chapman brings 25+ years of experience in the mortgage and/or real estate industry. She works with purchasers, sellers and lenders to close residential purchase and sales and refinance transactions.

“Leech Tishman is pleased to announce the opening of our Lakewood Ranch, FL operations,” said Pete Fuscaldo, managing partner of Leech Tishman. “As the Lakewood Ranch community has continued to grow, so has the size and scope of the legal needs of its residents. We look forward to being able to offer Lakewood Ranch residents a full range of legal services to help protect their investments in residential and commercial property and businesses in the area.”


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, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, construction, corporate, employee benefits, employment, energy, environmental health &safety, estates & trusts, family law, government relations, immigration, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, Lakewood Ranch, FL, New York and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 941.877.1830 or 412.261.1600 or visit us at