Leech Tishman Partner Steve Irwin Elected to JHF Board of Trustees

PITTSBURGH, PA – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that firm partner Steven D. Irwin has been elected to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (“JHF”) for the 2014-2016 term.

At Leech Tishman, Steve chairs the firm’s Government Relations Practice Group. For over a decade, Steve served on Leech Tishman’s Management Committee and led the firm’s Employment Practice Group. Steve focuses his practice primarily on business matters, where he routinely interacts with government bodies and counsels high-level management, defending against or asserting allegations of fraudulent conduct. He also continues to counsel clients on all legal aspects of the employment relationship and labor compliance. Steve currently serves on the International Board of the North American Securities Administrators Association, where he also chairs the organization’s Federal Legislation Committee. He has served as Commissioner of Banking & Securities for the Pennsylvania Department of Banking & Securities (previously the Pennsylvania Securities Commission) under two Governors. Steve is very actively involved with a number of non-profit organizations in the Pittsburgh community and serves on the Board of Directors of quite a few.

“It is an honor to serve a great foundation in this capacity.” said Steve. “I look forward to the opportunity to bring my background and legal perspective to the table and support the Jewish Healthcare Foundation with making strategic decisions.”

About the Jewish Healthcare Foundation

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) is a public charity that offers a unique blend of research, education, grantmaking and program management to advance the quality of clinical care and health of populations, with a focus on improving the quality, efficiency and safety of healthcare. JHF and its two operating arms, the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative and Health Careers Futures (HCF) are located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and serve a national and global audience. JHF is also a founding member of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI). For more information, visit www.jhf.org.

About Leech Tishman

Leech Tishman is a firm dedicated to providing full-service commercial legal services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. We combine a deep understanding of our clients and their businesses with skilled legal counsel to find solutions. We offer legal services in alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, construction, corporate, employment, energy, environmental, safety & toxic torts, estates & trusts, government relations, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit www.leechtishman.com.