Cipriani & Werner, P.C. is pleased to announce that Vincent J. Grogan, Bethann R. Lloyd, Holly M. Whalen, George M. Evan and Edward A. Schenck, all partners in the firm’s Pittsburgh office, and Robert A. Lockhart, a partner in the firm’s Charleston, West Virginia office, were selected nationally by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018.
Mr. Grogan has been recognized in Best Lawyers for 35 years in the areas of Legal Malpractice Defense, Real Estate Law and Litigation, and Land Use and Zoning Law and Litigation. He has been a trial attorney for over 50 years and is widely known and respected in commercial litigation matters, real estate law and professional liability defense.
Ms. Lloyd has been recognized in Best Lawyers annually since 2012 for Legal Malpractice Law and Insurance Law. She is an experienced trial attorney concentrating a large portion of her practice in the defense of legal malpractice claims, as well as professional liability defense, general insurance defense, employment litigation and civil rights matters.
Ms. Whalen was recognized in the area of Insurance Law. She concentrates her practice in general litigation, professional liability, employment law, information privacy and data security, insurance defense and insurance coverage matters.
Mr. Evan was selected for Workers’ Compensation Defense. He is certified as a specialist in the practice of workers' compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Workers' Compensation Law Section. With almost 40 years of civil litigation experience, Mr. Evan also concentrates his practice in civil rights, municipal law, insurance law, premises liability, auto liability and contract litigation matters.
Mr. Schenck was recognized for both Insurance Law and Insurance Litigation. With 35 years of trial experience, he concentrates his civil litigation practice in the areas of insurance coverage, bad faith, premises liability, product liability, toxic tort and commercial litigation matters.
Mr. Lockhart has been recognized in Best Lawyers annually since 2016 for Insurance Litigation. He has more than 30 years of litigation experience in insurance defense including construction, motor vehicle/motor carrier, premises liability and insurance coverage and bad faith matters.