Steptoe & Johnson to Host International Legal Conference in Pittsburgh

Published: April 16, 2024

PITTSBURGH – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, a First Law International (“FLI”) U.S.-based member-firm, has selected the city of Pittsburgh to host the FLI Annual Spring Conference in May 2024. The law firm will host the signature international legal conference, with attendees from over 40 countries converging in Pittsburgh.

Every year, FLI, a global legal network, selects and co-hosts with its local partner-firm, a global international conference for its partners and clients. As a premier organization, FLI seeks to congregate and bring together its independent member-firms for the purposes of seeking to exchange best practices, legal updates, and meet local clients and prospective clients. Previous FLI conferences have been held in Vienna, Brussels, Manchester, Abu Dhabi, Tokyo, London, and more.

Of the event, First Law International Principal Orlando J. Casares said: “It is truly an exceptional opportunity to host a U.S.-based conference again and to allow our member firms and clients to come to Pittsburgh and reconvene for another stellar conference.”

“We’re excited to welcome our friends and colleagues from around the world to Pittsburgh,” said Tammie Alexander, Business Department Chair for Steptoe & Johnson. “Pittsburgh is the perfect city to host the event and we’re looking forward to sharing its thriving business and industry community, as well as its fantastic cultural and entertainment scene, with attendees.”

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, labor and employment, and litigation. Steptoe & Johnson has over 400 lawyers and other professionals practicing in 18 offices in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia. Visit and connect with us on X and LinkedIn.

About First Law International
First Law International is the Brussels-based hub of a global network of over 80+ independent, national law firms known as FLI. FLI is the headquarters to the only EU-based, Elite Global network (as ranked by Chambers Global 10 year in a row) of over 80+ independent full-service, high quality law firms. FLI specializes in providing a wide range of multinational clients from Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Heavy-industry, Life Sciences, Retail, Real Estate, Finance, Semiconductor, Oil & Gas, Services, and IT among others. Each Member firm is carefully selected and vetted to ensure that it meets FLI’s high quality standards, common culture of timely responsiveness, and customer satisfaction. The FLI firms provide a full range of legal services and share the FLI vision of leveraging the network to provide seamless and fully integrated cross-border legal support.

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