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Litigator Paul Stockman Joins the Firm in Pittsburgh

January 27, 2012

McGuireWoods LLP announced today that Paul Stockman has joined its Commercial Litigation Department in Pittsburgh as a partner. He brings to the firm a diverse trial and appellate litigation practice, with a focus on the litigation, trial and appeal of insurance coverage, and environmental and tort disputes.

Stockman, who previously served as partner in the Pittsburgh office of K&L Gates LLP, has a broad-based practice representing policyholders in disputes involving a wide variety of insurance products, including environmental insurance coverage, residual value insurance, D&O, commercial crime, and boiler and machinery insurance matters. He has also counseled corporate policyholders on maximizing the value of insurance assets.

Stockman has significant experience representing industrial clients in environmental disputes, including actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Clean Water Act and state environmental laws. He also concentrates on general appellate, commercial and constitutional litigation.

“We are thrilled that Paul has decided to join the firm,” said Leonard Marsico, co-chair of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department. “His litigation experience covers a wide range of areas that are significant to our clients in Pittsburgh and across the country.”

Prior to working at K&L Gates, Stockman served as a law clerk to the Hon. Ellsworth A. Van Graafeiland at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. He earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1992 after graduating magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1988.


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