Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Opens New Office in Downtown Pittsburgh

Firm’s location is its 15th nationwide and third in Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC has opened a Pittsburgh office in BNY Mellon Center on Grant Street in the heart of downtown. The Pittsburgh office is the firm’s third in Pennsylvania, joining locations in Southpointe and Meadville, and its 15th overall. The office has opened with 11 attorneys, focusing on practice areas including commercial litigation, construction, labor and employment, business transactions, real estate, corporate services, higher education compliance and litigation, as well as life sciences compliance and litigation.   

“I am excited to announce the opening of our Pittsburgh office, and I am proud that we are able to make this significant investment despite the economic turmoil created by COVID-19,” said Steptoe & Johnson CEO Christopher L. Slaughter. “We have a team of excellent lawyers who will greatly expand the scope of services we can provide to our clients.”

“Steptoe & Johnson already serves many clients in the Pittsburgh area so an office in downtown is a natural fit,” said Christopher Passodelis Jr., Pittsburgh Office Managing Member. “Having this office makes our services more accessible and provides our clients better access to the competencies that we offer.”

In addition to Passodelis, Steptoe & Johnson’s Pittsburgh office includes new attorneys, Nelson H. Crichton, Edward G. Rice, Kenneth S. Komoroski, James M. Sander, Megan L. Tymoczko-Korch, Joseph R. Lewis III, Brandon T. Uram, and Endia J. Vereen. Steptoe & Johnson members Marcia L. DePaula and Adam S. Ennis relocated to the Pittsburgh office from Steptoe & Johnson’s Southpointe office, located near Canonsburg.

About Steptoe & Johnson

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a law firm nationally recognized for its strengths in energy law with more than a century of know-how in the areas of business, employment, and litigation. The Firm has offices in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia. Visit and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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