John R. Brumberg, James J. Buldas and Lee van Egmond Have Been Elected Partner at Pietragallo

October 11, 2017

PITTSBURGH, PA – Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP is pleased to announce the election of its newest partners, John R. BrumbergJames J. Buldas and Lee van Egmond.

Bill Pietragallo said that John, Jim, and Lee are “diverse in experience, but each talented and industrious, we are very pleased to have these lawyers join our Partnership.”

Mr. Brumberg is a member of the Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Brumberg has experience successfully representing a wide variety of clients, from publicly traded companies involved in complex litigation to individuals making large personal injury claims. He earned his J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where he was the recipient of a Duke Law Scholarship. Mr. Brumberg currently serves on the board of the Duke Club of Pittsburgh as Treasurer.

Mr. Buldas is a member of the Commercial Litigation, Insurance Coverage, and Construction Practice Consortium Practice Groups. He represents businesses and individuals in federal and state courts matters involving professional liability, commercial disputes, as well as products, premises, construction, boating, and aviation liability.  He has also been involved in catastrophic loss insurance disputes, arising out of floods, fires, and explosions. Mr. Buldas earned his J.D. from John Marshall Law School and his undergraduate degree at Ohio State University.  He is admitted to the Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania and Illinois.  He is also admitted to the United States District Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Northern District of Illinois.

Ms. Van Egmond is a member of the Business/Corporate Practice Group. She has a broad range of experience in advising clients on corporate and finance matters, contract and real estate negotiations, licensing and strategic transactions. She also has experience in the manufacturing, technology, entertainment, banking and investment, retail, hotel, restaurant and life science industries – both in day-to-day counseling and transactional matters. Her areas of specialization include mergers, acquisitions and divestitures for both public and privately-held corporations. Ms. van Egmond received her B.S. in Business Administration and her M.A. in English Literature from West Virginia University. She earned her J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and the West Virginia Law Review.

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

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