Greetings from the Editorial Team at Construction In Brief! We are excited about the Firm’s office expansion in Kentucky and our new Managing Partner in the Pittsburgh office! Have you given any thought to creating a trust to preserve assets for the next generation? You will get a valuable overview of options in this issue. We are also covering recent changes in construction worker safety codes in Philadelphia and important developments to keep in mind for construction managers in New York. Happy Summer!
Pittsburgh Managing Partner
Lisa Wampler has been named Managing Partner of the Pittsburgh Office. Lisa is the first female managing partner in the Firm’s history. She joined Cohen Seglias in 2003 and has since developed an active and diverse construction litigation practice. Lisa also serves as the Chair of the Firm’s Women’s Initiative.
Please join us in welcoming Matthew Skaroff, who joins the Construction Group as an Associate in the Philadelphia office. Matt has gained litigation experience in both state and federal court since graduating from Villanova University School of Law last year. While in law school, Matt worked as an extern in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware for the Honorable Mary Pat Thynge and served as Articles Editor for the Villanova Law Review.
New Office Location
We are pleased to announce the opening of our office in Louisville! This new location will help us better serve our clients in this area. We will keep you updated on events and developments in Kentucky in coming issues.
Cohen Seglias’ Construction and Labor and Employment Groups Recognized by Chambers USA
The Firm was once again recognized by Chambers USA as a leader in Construction Law and Labor and Employment Law, highlighting in particular Roy Cohen, Ed Seglias, and Marc Furman. We’d like to send a special thank you to our clients, as Chambers’ researchers rely heavily on your feedback. We couldn’t have done it without you!
New Practice and Blog
Paul Thaler and Chris Carusone are heading up our new Internal Investigations Practice, representing institutions and individuals focusing on workplace investigations, scientific and research misconduct, and Title IX investigations. Look out for the Internal Investigations blog launching soon!