Jeffrey T. Criswell is a Partner with Leech Tishman and a member of the Litigation Practice Group, where he leads the E-Discovery Group and also focuses on Insurance Coverage. Jeff is based in the Pittsburgh office, where he regularly advises clients on general civil litigation with experience in the areas of municipal liability, civil rights, and premises liability.
Jeff has experience representing municipalities, corporations, and insurers in matters involving civil rights, municipal liability, premises liability, motor vehicle liability, contract disputes, subrogation, and professional errors and omissions. He regularly advocates for clients in state and federal courts, including serving as the first-chair attorney in jury trials.
Jeff also provides clients with legal counseling on issues related to cybersecurity, including risk assessment and best practices for avoiding a potential breach. He has presented on cybersecurity issues on several occasions to the insurance and legal industries.
J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law
B.A. in Corporate Communications, Elon University
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Thomas, Thomas & Hafer, LLP
Cipriani & Werner, P.C.
Allegheny County Bar Association
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting (Member, Community Advisory Council)
“The Continued Fallout From the Uber Data Breach and What It Means for Pa,” The Legal Intelligencer (April 11, 2018)
“Counseling Clients in the Aftermath of the Uber Data Breach,” The Legal Intelligencer (February 8, 2018)
South Carolina Journal of International Law & Business