June 9, 2017
Cohen Seglias is pleased to announce that Lisa Wampler has been named a 2017 Distinguished Leader by The Legal Intelligencer. This inaugural award recognizes Pennsylvania-based lawyers who achieved impressive results in the past year and demonstrated clear leadership skills that helped them achieve those results.
Lisa is one of only 24 attorneys to receive this honor. She will be featured in a special issue of the Legal Intelligencer on June 13 and will be honored at an awards dinner in Philadelphia on June 22. The complete list of honorees can be viewed here.
Lisa joined Cohen Seglias in 2003 with the opening of the Pittsburgh office. Since that time, she has developed an active and diverse construction litigation practice. She represents owners, general contractors, construction managers, and the different trades in complex matters involving all phases of the construction process, including negotiating and drafting contracts. Lisa also advises clients on preparing claims for extra work, inefficiencies, delays, and changed conditions while construction is ongoing for both private and public sector projects.
In addition to the Pittsburgh Office Managing Partner, Lisa serves as the Chair of the Firm’s Women's Initiative. She is also active in a number of professional organizations, including the American Subcontractors Association, Master Builders Association, Associated Builders and Contractors, National Electrical Contractors Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Women in the Law Division and Construction Law Section.