August 15, 2017
PITTSBURGH, PA - Marc Stephen Raspanti has been named the “Lawyer of the Year” for the Philadelphia Health Care sector for 2018. He has also been chosen by his peers for the 2016 through 2018 editions of the Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Health Care Law. The “Lawyer of the Year” award is presented by The Best Lawyers in America©.
Mr. Raspanti received the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one attorney is recognized each year as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.
Mr. Raspanti is the founder of the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense group and the Qui Tam Trial practice group. He has served as trial counsel in a number of complex, high-profile white collar, health care and False Claims Act cases. He represents executives, corporations, physicians, health care providers, accountants, lawyers, hospitals, politicians, and professionals in numerous federal and state investigations throughout the country.
Mr. Raspanti was selected by his peers as one of Pennsylvania's Super Lawyers from 2004 through 2017 in the field of White Collar Criminal Defense. In addition, from 2007 through 2015, he was listed as one of the Top 100 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers as well as one of the Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyers from 2008 through 2015.
Mr. Raspanti was also elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an organization devoted to recognizing outstanding civil and criminal trial lawyers in the United States and Canada. Mr. Raspanti is Chambers & Partners rated in the area of Healthcare Law.
In addition to Mr. Raspanti, founding partner, William Pietragallo, II has received the “Lawyer of the Year” award in 2012 and 2015 for the Pittsburgh Bet-the-Company Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants sectors.
The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in the surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. Since its inception in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. For more information on the Lawyer of the Year list please visit, https://www.bestlawyers.com.
Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP is a regional litigation and business law firm with a national client base. In addition to its Pittsburgh and Philadelphia offices, the firm has offices in Sharon, Pennsylvania; Steubenville, Ohio; and Weirton, West Virginia. For more information, visit our website at www.PIETRAGALLO.com.