24 MUS Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers in America List

Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP is pleased to announce that 24 lawyers have been included in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, three lawyers have also been recognized by their peers in Pittsburgh as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practice areas.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and practice areas for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

The three Meyer, Unkovic & Scott lawyers recognized this year as “Lawyer of the Year” are:

This year’s edition of Best Lawyers® includes more than 41 percent of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott’s roster of 58 attorneys. Of the 24 Meyer, Unkovic & Scott attorneys in the 2019 edition, half have spent more than 10 years on the list.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Publishing company Best Lawyers has issued its list for more than three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America® list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America’s 2019 list:

  • Joseph E. Bartoszewicz – Recognized since 2012
    • Real Estate Law
  • Thomas A. Berret – Recognized since 2009
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Robert E. Dauer, Jr. – Recognized since 2013
    • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Patricia L. Dodge – Recognized since 2007
    • Bet-the-Company Litigation
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Patricia E. Farrell  – Recognized since 2016
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law*
    • Real Estate Law
  • Andrea Geraghty – Recognized since 2001
    • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
    • Litigation – Real Estate
    • Real Estate Law
  • Martin J. Hagan  – 1st Year Recognized
    • Trusts and Estates
  • J. Robert Hanlon, Jr. – Recognized since 2010
    • Real Estate Law
  • Ronald L. Hicks, Jr.  – Recognized since 2011
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation – Bankruptcy
    • Litigation – Construction
    • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Richard G. Kotarba – Recognized since 1993
    • Construction Law
    • Litigation – Construction
    • Litigation – Real Estate
    • Real Estate Law
  • Joshua R. Lorenz  – Recognized since 2018
    • Construction Law
    • Litigation – Construction
  • James R. Mall  – Recognized since 2006
    • Construction Law
    • Litigation – Construction
  • Robert Mauro  – Recognized since 1995
    • Real Estate Law
  • Kevin F. McKeegan – Recognized since 2001
    • Land Use and Zoning Law
    • Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
    • Real Estate Law
  • Chad I. Michaelson – Recognized since 2015
    • Construction Law
    • Litigation – Construction
  • Russell J. Ober, Jr. – Recognized since 2007
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation – Construction
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • David G. Oberdick – Recognized since 2009
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Copyright Law
    • Litigation – Intellectual Property
    • Patent Law
    • Trade Secrets Law
    • Trademark Law
  • Joel Pfeffer  – Recognized since 2003
    • Immigration Law
  • W. Grant Scott II  – Recognized since 2007
    • Land Use and Zoning Law
    • Litigation – Real Estate
    • Real Estate Law
  • Beth A. Slagle  – Recognized since 2010
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Insurance Law
  • Christopher P. Smith, Jr. – Recognized since 2018
    • Real Estate Law
  • Robert P. Struble – Recognized since 2012
    • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    • Trusts and Estates
  • Dennis Unkovic  – Recognized since 2003
    • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Matthew D. Whitworth  – Recognized since 2018
    • Real Estate Law