Meredith J. Risati
Associate
(304) 262-3527
Office: Martinsburg
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
J.D. Duquesne University, summa cum laude
M.B.A. Duquesne University, high honors
B.A. Gettysburg College, summa cum laude
Licensure: WV
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Biography

Meredith Risati focuses her practice in the area of general litigation,including personal injury litigation, insurance litigation, employment and education litigation, and construction litigation.

Work Experience

2016 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2015 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2014-2015 Legal Intern, Crown Castle
2013-2014 Legal Intern, Mon Valley Unemployed Committee

Key Experience

Conducted research used to defend large natural gas exploration and production company against nuisance claims brought by local residents of a drilling site
Assisted in the preparation of trial materials for the defense of local government entity in premises liability action
Conducted research on judicial interpretation of specific policy language to prepare for defense of major insurer in declaratory action

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Duquesne University Law Review, Senior Staff Editor
American Constitutional Society for Law and Policy, President
Student Bar Association, Senator-at-Large
Phi Alpha Delta
Phi Beta Kappa
Duquesne Law Trial Team
Outstanding Oral Advocate, First Year Legal Research & Writing
CALI Award: Legal Research & Writing I
CALI Award: International Law
CALI Award: Core Competencies for Legal Practice I
CALI Award: Employment Discrimination
ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law

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