Attorneys & Staff2019-02-01T19:33:50+00:00

Bill Labovitz

Bill Labovitz is a veteran civil litigator and business attorney who represents individuals and businesses in the Pittsburgh area. Bill practices in the areas of commercial litigation, civil litigation, business law, employment law, construction litigation, defamation law, and real estate/HOA law.

Bill has represented his clients in the prosecution and defense of a wide array of litigation matters, including breach of contract, collection cases, fraud claims and other business torts, construction disputes, and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court. He has represented individuals, companies of all sizes, and planned communities in state and federal court, before environmental administrative agencies, and in mediations and arbitrations before FINRA and the American Arbitration Association.

In addition to his role as a litigator, Bill counsels clients on business matters such as the formation of business entities, reviews of commercial contracts, and reviews of employment agreements, including non-competition agreements. Bill also has represented developers, condominium associations and homeowner associations in connection with drafting and amending governing documents such as declarations and bylaws; enforcing covenants, rules, and regulations; and collecting unpaid fees and assessments.

Bill serves on the Allegheny County Bar Association Civil Litigation Section Council. In connection with his work on the council, he has organized a number of educational programs for attorneys in Allegheny County.

Bill has published a number of articles, including: co-author of the Pennsylvania portion of Libel Defense Resource Center (LDRC) 50-State Survey, Media Privacy and Related Law, 1997-2000; co-author of “Attorney-Client Privilege in Individual Bankruptcy Cases…An Emerging Oxymoron?” Commercial Law Journal, Fall 1999; and “Innovation Over Regulation: Newspapers to Self-Police Racks in Pittsburgh,” Media Law Update, March 1999.

Bill and his wife, Helaine, are “empty nesters” living in Robinson Township. Previously, Bill, his wife and three children lived in Mt. Lebanon, where he was active in the community. Bill served as chairman of the Lebo Cup recreational soccer program for about 500 children in grades K-12. He served as vice president of the Mt. Lebanon Soccer Association and received the organization’s President’s Award in recognition of his leadership skills and work. In addition, Bill is a former board member and president of Tufts University Lawyers Association and is chairman of Tufts University Alumni Admissions Program’s Pittsburgh Committee.

Bill is an adjunct professor at Point Park University where he has taught a media law course for the past 12 years. He previously taught at Robert Morris University and at the University of Pittsburgh.

Before becoming an attorney, Bill was a reporter for The Daily Item in Sunbury, Pennsylvania.

Education

B.A., cum laude, History, Tufts University, 1990
J.D., magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 1995

Admissions

Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Affiliations: Current and Previous

American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
Business Network International (BNI)
Mt. Lebanon Soccer Association, Former Vice President
Mt. Lebanon Lebo Cup Recreational Soccer Program, Former Chairman
Temple Emanuel of South Hills, Former Board Member
Tufts University Lawyers Association, Former President
Tufts University Alumni Admissions Program – Pittsburgh Committee, Former Chairman

Speaking Engagements

CLE seminar at California University of Pennsylvania on the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act, December 2013
Bill has spoken to various groups on defamation law/First Amendment issues and other legal topics.

Adam Anderson

Attorney Adam Anderson has practiced in Wills and Estates Law and Litigation for the past fifteen years. Whether helping individuals and families through the difficult administration of a loved one’s estate, designing asset protection strategies, or litigating real estate disputes, you can rest assured Adam has the knowledge and experience to handle your matter with the utmost skill and care.  He handles three main areas of law:

Estates and Trusts.  Adam considers many factors and uses a variety of tools to help protect assets and ensure plans are accomplished. These tools include Wills, a variety of Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, gifting schemes, various Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and Health Care Declarations. He has administered estates and trusts ranging in value up to eight figures and including antique artwork, textiles, collectibles, jewelry, which have include nationally renowned auction houses, real estate, mineral rights, guardianships and wrongful death claims. He has also represented Estate beneficiaries in litigation over several million dollar estates as well as heirs in litigation over family heirlooms.

Litigation.  In his litigation practice, Adam is regularly requested to get involved with family disputes over real estate or fiduciary, executor, and trustee matters which he has successfully negotiated, mediated, and litigated these issues.  Adam has also been designated as both national and regional counsel for a variety of companies over the past fifteen years. He has also been requested to assist and manage mass litigation and law suits in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, and Illinois.

Guardianship Practice.  Adam understands the delicate nature of guardianships.  He has over a decade of experience in this realm and is skilled and caring in understanding the needs of family members when it comes to initiating and assisting in guardianship proceedings.  Whether an elderly loved one needs assistance with daily living and care or an incapacitated child needs a guardianship platform to ensure proper care, rest assured he is dedicated to providing the highest quality services for you and your loved one.

Background. Adam attended undergraduate business school at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. It was at Ohio Northern where he also found his passion in traits that would guide him into the legal realm. Adam continued his studies at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he was selected to serve as an editor on the Journal of Law and Health.

Adam is active in the community having served on a local preschool board of directors, coaching in several youth sports leagues, volunteering his time for various social organizations, and also performing collection work for a local non-profit organization. He and his wife, April, reside in Pine Township with their four children.

Education

B.S.B.A., Ohio Northern University, 2000
J.D., cum laude, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2004

Admissions

Pennsylvania | Ohio | West Virginia
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Affiliations: Current and Previous

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Allegheny County Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
West Virginia Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber
Mt. Assisi Academy Preschool, Board Member
Pine Richland Soccer Club, Coach/Volunteer
The International 22a11.2 Foundation, Inc.
Estate Planning Council of Pittsburgh

Speaking Engagements.

Adam has been requested to speak to numerous companies, of various sizes, concerning the do’s and dont’s of Estates and Elder Care.  If you would like to learn what Adam can offer your work force and the benefits your employees can take away from one of Adam’s sessions, please call our office for some free information.

Crystal Rumble Paralegal
Jessica Ash Office Manager & Paralegal
Beth Mulholland Paralegal