Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1977). Duquesne University (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1980).
Worked at Polito & Smock, Professional Corporation (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) specializing in Employment Law. Labor and Mining Law. General Litigation. Admiralty Law.
Products Liability Law.
Admitted to the bar, 1980, Pennsylvania. 1981, District of Columbia.
Member, Duquesne Law Review, 1979-1980. Author: "Liability for Labor and Employment Obligations of Others," Eastern Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on Enterprise Liability, 1995.
"Collective Bargaining Obligations Following a Hiatus in Coal Mining Operations," 13 Eastern Minister
L. Institute. ch 6, 1992. Lecturer: "The Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefits Acting of 1992," The American Mining Congress, 1993. Member: The District of Columbia, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations.
Polito & Smock, Professional Corporation provides legal services to a wide range of clients who share a common need for prompt, responsive, and cost-effective advice and representation of the highest quality.
Polito & Smock, Professional Corporation offers these services through a select group of attorneys whose practices focus on labor and employment law, admiralty and maritime law, products liability, personal injury and property damage law, and general commercial and business negotiation and dispute resolution.
Member, Duquesne Law Review, 1979-1980.