Two Chatham Center
112 Washington Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Don has been a member of the law firm since 1989. He focuses on all aspects of civil litigation with extensive experience representing individuals and businesses in a wide variety of areas including: Residential, commercial and industrial premises liability, toxic torts involving exposure to chemicals, dusts and fibers, products liability involving consumer products as well as commercial and industrial machinery, equipment and vehicles, environmental law, professional liability, multi-vehicle accidents, fire claims and related losses, and insurance law.
Don began his litigation career after receiving an appointment as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania handling lawsuits involving real property damages and business losses in the field of eminent domain. Since that time, he has been in private practice as a civil trial lawyer. Don has dealt with all facets of physical and psychological injury, property damage, business and financial loss and damage to real property.
Don is an invited member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. He has participated in the Academy program to reduce the county court docket by acting as a mediator and sitting as a judge, hearing jury and non-jury cases. He is also a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association.
- Pennsylvania, 1974
- West Virginia, 1994
- Ohio, 1999
- U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1974
- U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 1998
- U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 1995
- U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1988
- U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1998
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1990
- U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
- J.D., University of Akron, School of Law
Akron, OH, 1974
- B.B.A., Ohio University
Athens, OH, 1970