Commercial Litigation

Seven Pietragallo Lawyers Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2020 Guide

2019/08/15

Best Lawyers® has named seven Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP lawyers in its newly released The Best Lawyers in America 2020 guide. The rankings are based entirely on peer-review content, designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers on the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same practice area and region. The… Read more »

Peter W. Nigra Joins Pietragallo

April 6, 2017

PITTSBURGH, PA – Peter W. Nigra joined the Pittsburgh, PA office of the law firm Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP as an associate in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Nigra received his B.S., magna cum laude, in Psychology, with a Philosophy minor, from John Carroll University. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of… Read more »

Adam J. Tragone Joins Pietragallo

January 10, 2017

PITTSBURGH, PA – Adam J. Tragone joined the Pittsburgh, PA office of the law firm Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Tragone attended Juniata College where he received his B.A. in Politics. He then earned his J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law where he served as… Read more »

Defend Trade Secrets Act Revolutionizes Federal Trade Secrets Practice

May 16, 2016

On Wednesday, May 11, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”) into law. The DTSA revolutionizes trade secrets practice at the federal level. Its passage will likely multiply the number of trade secrets cases litigated in federal court. We provide a few highlights: First, the DTSA allows the owners of trade secrets to… Read more »

Trial Advocacy-Federal and State Court Lay Opinion Evidence and Expert Witnesses

March 18, 2016

Eric G. Soller will speak at the “Trial Advocacy-Federal and State Court Lay Opinion Evidence and Expert Witnesses” CLE on March 18, 2016 at the Fairmont Hotel.  He is part of a panel of Judges and practitioners who will speak on “Effective Trial Advocacy regarding Lay vs. Expert Opinion Testimony.” The program is co-sponsored by the Academy… Read more »

Landmark Supreme Court Decision Overturns Standard Of Review Of Patent Cases

January 22, 2015

The Supreme Court has shifted the balance of power in patent cases back to the district courts.  On January 20, 2015, the United States Supreme Court held that a district court’s determination of subsidiary facts underpinning claim construction in patent cases is entitled to deference on review. The case, Teva Pharmaceuticals, USA, Inc. v. Sandoz,… Read more »

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