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  1. Commercial Real Estate: 45%
  2. Appeals: 30%
  3. Government: 10%
  4. Constitutional: 10%
  5. Unspecified: 5%

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K&L Gates

17 North Second Street, 18th Floor

Harrisburg, PA, 17101-1643


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Best Lawyer, Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2015
Best Lawyer, Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Best Lawyer, Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Best Lawyer, Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Best Lawyer, Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Best Lawyer, Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
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Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2005
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2004
Lawyers on the Fast TrackN/A2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis1994 - Present
N/AHon. William W. Caldwell, U.S. District Judge1992 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Board of Law ExaminersBoard Member2015 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association; Council of the Civil Litigation SectionChair Elect2007 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association; Appellate Advocacy CommitteeMember2003 - Present
Federal Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Federal Bar Association; Middle District of Pennsylvania ChapterMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Dauphin County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Appellate Court Procedural Rules CommitteeMember/Vice Chair2008 - 2015
Pennsylvania Special Education Advisory PanelChair2007 - 2013
Pennsylvania Governor's Advisory Comittee on Persons with DisabilitiesMember2007 - 2008
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Lawyers' Advisory CommitteeMember2005 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
Third Circuit Practice Manual"Sanctions" Chapter2012
The Middle District ManualThe Middle District ManualN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Northwestern UniversityN/AMS - Master of Science1988
Cornell UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1987