WILLIAM PIETRAGALLO, II, managing partner of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, was given the honor of being named a “Distinguished Alumni” by the University of Pittsburgh School of Law for the year 2012. This honor recognizes Alumni who have given exceptional service to the Law School and to the legal community at large, as well as recognizing their extraordinary commitment and outstanding accomplishments.
Mr. Pietragallo, recognized as an accomplished trial attorney, is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Diplomat of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Pietragallo was named “Lawyer of the Year for 2012” for Bet-the-Company Litigation by Best Lawyers in America. He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America for ‘Commercial Litigation’ and ‘Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants’ for 2012.
Mr. Pietragallo received his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He graduated from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio, and also studied abroad, attending Loyola University of Rome in Italy. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, and has been specially admitted to the Courts of over 20 other states, as well as the Third, Ninth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals.