Kristin Anders Lawson is Counsel in Leech Tishman’s Business Restructuring & Insolvency Practice Group. She is based in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. Kristin is well-versed in bankruptcy & creditors’ rights issues and in a variety of employment, media, healthcare, and corporate litigation matters.
The majority of Kristin’s practice has focused on representing creditors, debtors, trustees, and creditors’ committees in a wide variety of bankruptcy and collection litigation matters and appeals, including bank financing and workouts, foreclosure and receivership actions, confession of judgment proceedings, landlord/tenant litigation, bankruptcy claims litigation, DIP financing, cash collateral orders, disclosure statement and plan confirmation issues, relief from the automatic stay, assumption and rejection of executory contracts and unexpired leases, and preference and fraudulent transfer litigation.
Kristin has also represented corporate, institutional, and individual clients on a range of issues relating to media, privacy, First Amendment, public access, healthcare, trademark infringement, unfair competition, tortuous interference, ERISA, corporate governance, fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, products liability, and negligence. In addition, Kristin has also routinely counseled corporate clients on diverse business issues relating to insurance coverage, non-competition covenants, antitrust, defamation, trade libel, trademark and copyright, acquisitions, leasing, financing, and commercial transactions.
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
B.S. in Finance, The Pennsylvania State University
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Kelly Hayden, LLC
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP (now K&L Gates LLP)
LDRC 50-State Survey: Media Privacy and Related Law (1995- 1996 and 1996-1997)
1996 MBA Legal Issues Seminar Banking Law Journal (Volume 128)
Lukes v. Department of Public Welfare, 976 A.2d 609 (Pa.
Bartlett v. Bradford Publishing, Inc., 885 A.2d 562 (Pa. Super.
DeMary v. DeMary v. Latrobe Printing & Publ’g Co., 27 Med. L. Rptr. 1760 (Pa. C.P. Westmoreland Co. 1999)
Latrobe Printing & Publ’g Co., 26 Med. L. Rptr. 2409 (Pa. C.P. Westmoreland Co. 1998)