The Law Office of Terese M. Connerton is a boutique firm that specializes in ERISA, employee benefits, employment and nonprofit law. Based in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, the firm is based on the philosophy that clients deserve personalized attention and sophisticated expert legal solutions based on a practical, business oriented approach.
Ms. Connerton offers clients a depth of knowledge of the increasingly complex statutes, regulations, other official guidance and case law governing employee benefit plans, employment relationships and nonprofit entities. Terry's clients can rely on her 35 years of knowledge and experience to assist them in minimizing legal risk and litigation.
Terese (“Terry”) is a nationally recognized employment and employee benefits lawyer with more than 30 years of experience providing practical solutions to businesses. She specializes in ERISA litigation, labor and employment law, qualified retirement plans, executive compensation, stock and other equity plans, health plans, health care reform, welfare compensatory arrangements and nonprofit law. Over the years, Terry’s clients have included individuals, partnerships, private companies, publicly traded multistate and multinationals, nonprofit entities and churches and their affiliates.
Terry’s approach is simple. She strives to provide prompt, cost effective and exemplary advice and legal representation to her clients. She works closely with her clients to make sure she understands their goals, then provides them with options, and assists them in effectuating their decisions. She will also let clients know beforehand an approximation of how much it will cost for her services so that there will not be any unpleasant surprises.
Her goal as a lawyer is to mitigate risks for her clients to prevent liability and litigation. But when litigation does arise, she provides clients with vigorous and thorough representation that is aimed at achieving the best possible results.
|Owner||Law Office of Terese M. Connerton||2014 - Present|
|Member||Metz, Lewis, Brodman, Must O'Keefe LLC||2011 - 2014|
|Of Counsel||Baker Hostetler||2008 - 2011|
|Partner||Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver, A Professional Corporation||2006 - 2008|
|Shareholder||Schmeltzer Aptaker & Shepard||2000 - 2006|
|Partner||Connerton & Ray||1984 - 2000|
|Georgetown University Law Center||LL.M - Master of Laws||1990|
|Capital University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1980|
|Ohio State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1974|
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