PITTSBURGH, PA – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that firm partner Steven D. Irwin has been appointed to serve on the Personnel and Planning Task Force, formed by Attorney General-Elect Josh Shapiro to “help recruit the best, brightest, and most diverse talent to the Office of the Attorney General.”

The bipartisan group of attorneys, prosecutors, and leaders on the Task Force will assist in building the team that will lead the Office of the Attorney General. The Task Force has approximately 23 members.

“I am honored to be able to assist the Attorney General-elect in realizing his vision of creating the best public interest law firm in the country,” said Steve Irwin.   I look forward to bringing my legal and regulatory experience to the table to help identify, recommend and recruit the strongest attorney candidates to fill the top leadership positions in the Office.”

At Leech Tishman, Steve chairs the firm’s Government Relations Practice Group, and he has deep experience in state and local politics. He served as Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Commissioner, as well as President-Elect of the North American Securities Administrators Association where he chaired with the Federal Legislation Committee, co-chaired the Enforcement Section and was a member of the Dodd-Frank Working Group. Steve was Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Arlen Specter and began his career as law clerk to Third Circuit Judge Joseph F. Weis, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals. Steve hosts Political Jungle, where he interviews one-on-one politicos and public officials about their motivation, inspiration, and aspirations, on public television.

Steven D. Irwin is a Partner with Leech Tishman and a member of the Governmental Relations, Employment and Litigation Practice Groups. Steve is based in Leech Tishman’s Pittsburgh office and 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 is a partner and past member of the Management Committee, which he served on for over ten years.  

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