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Ron concentrates his practice in the areas of debtors’ and creditors’ rights, emphasizing both business and consumer insolvency/bankruptcy law and out-of-court workouts. 


Listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2008 and most recently named to the 2013 edition, his practice includes the representation of debtors and creditors in all facets of insolvency matters. Businesses and individuals rely upon his counsel in numerous other commercial situations, including transactions and dispute resolution matters, collections, mechanic’s liens, and a variety of other general business situations.  


Since 2006, Mr. Roteman has maintained certification from the American Board of Certification as a specialist in both consumer and business bankruptcy law, and has been listed since 2010 in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (named a Top 50 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in 2011 and 2015). Ron is also a Martindale-Hubbell AV peer review rated attorney.


Most recently, Ron has expanded his practice areas to include various aspects of oil and gas law, including leasing and other transactional work, and litigation.


Before joining Stonecipher in 2009, Ron practiced for fourteen years with the firm of Campbell & Levine following a two-year clerkship with the Honorable L. Edward Friend, II, of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia


Ron is immediate past chair of the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section Council of the ACBA, current chairman of the board of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Turnaround Management Association. He was also the chairman of the ACBA’s annual bankruptcy symposium in 2010, and is a frequent speaker on various insolvency related matters for both the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and ACBA. 


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 60%
  2. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 20%
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 7%
  4. Business: 7%
  5. Oil & Gas: 6%



Hourly ($175-405/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Edward Fiffik

    I've known Ron for 25 years. We've worked together on projects and I know him to have a sharp mind and truly an expert in his field. He is highly professional and an excellent communicator. I give him my highest endorsement.


    Michael Fiffik Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Dai Rosenblum

    This is an attorney who knows his law, doesn't run up a bill on his clients, and knows how to settle cases without unnecessary litigation. He is also as courteous and ethical as he can be. I recommend him for any commercial or bankruptcy matter.


    Dai Rosenblum Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Stonecipher Law Firm

125 First Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222-1590


WVAuthorized to practice law200310/30/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward-White, Inc.2015
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine2015
Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward-White, Inc.2014
Pennsylvania Super LawerPhiladelphia Magazine2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward-White, Inc.2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward-White, Inc.2012
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine2012
Top 50 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine2011
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward-White, Inc.2011
Pennsylvania Super LawyerPhiladelphia Magazine2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward-White, Inc.2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaWoodward-White, Inc.2009
Specialist - Consumer Bankruptcy LawAmerican Board of Certification2006
Specialist - Business Bankruptcy LawAmerican Board of Certification2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerStonecipher Law Firm2009 - Present
PartnerCampbell & Levine, LLC1994 - 2008
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of West Virginia1992 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Temple Emanuel of South HillsMember - Bylaws Committee2014 - Present
Turnaround Management Association - Pittsburgh, PA ChapterImmediate past chairman of the Board2013 - Present
Allegheny County Bar Association, Professional ECommittee Member2013 - Present
Allegheny County Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law SectionFormer Chair2011 - 2012
See About Me above.N/AN/A
Pittsburgh Squash Racquets AssociationFormer PresidentN/A
Southwinds, Inc.Past Board MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Pittsburgh, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of BusinessBusiness AdministrationOther - Masters1989
Pennsylvania State University, University Park (main campus)AccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1984
See About Me above.N/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bankruptcy InstituteBankruptcy2014
Confessed JudgmentsAttacking Confessed Judgments2012
Annual Bankruptcy SymposiumBankruptcyN/A