John Pizzo isn’t afraid of hard work and has always been a problem solver. Having spent over 20 years in the construction industry, John switched from that difficult line of work to a more intellectually challenging career path. Although he is always willing to fight for his clients’ interests, John’s litigation practice is rooted in his belief that helping clients achieve their goals doesn’t always mean fighting and confrontation. John enjoys advising clients on the benefits and drawbacks of litigation, as well as developing alternative solutions. John’s diverse client base are in a variety of industries, including oil and natural gas production, coal, pipelines, and construction.
Learning the value of time while in the construction industry, John is an effective steward of his clients’ time and takes pride in his personal track record of responsiveness and availability. Colleagues and clients alike would say that John is a valued team member and trusted advisor who cares about what he’s doing and how it impacts the bigger picture.
Memberships & Awards
2015-2017 Federal Judicial Clerk, Judge Irene Keeley, U.S. District Court N. D. W. Va.
2015 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2014 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2013 Summer Law Clerk, Judge Irene Keeley, U.S. District Court N. D. W. Va.
2006-2012 Partner, Summit Associates, LLC
1999-2006 Partner, Peak Scaffolding/Peak Contracting