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Burns White hires family law attorney to co-head new practice group

PITTSBURGH, March 23, 2015 — Burns White LLC hired Associate Dorothy C. Wolbert to co-chair a new family law practice at the firm to augment its current legal service offerings to clients.

Ms. Wolbert is experienced in all family law matters, representing clients in complex support, divorce and custody cases throughout Pennsylvania. She is also well versed in the drafting of contracts, negotiation of settlements and advisement on regulatory compliance matters in accordance with family law statutes. Prior to her arrival at Burns White, Ms. Wolbert was an associate attorney at Cordell & Cordell in Pittsburgh.

Joining Ms. Wolbert as co-chair is Member William J. Donovan who has been with Burns White since 1994. A seasoned litigator, Mr. Donovan has a diverse litigation practice with a background in accounting. Prior to his 20 years of experience as a lawyer, he was employed as an accountant and senior internal auditor/supervisor for two major corporations.

“This is an exciting time for Burns White,” said Founding Member David B. White. “In the past few years, we’ve seen substantial growth in several of our newer practice areas including Energy, Banking and Financial Services, and Business Practices. We’re energized to have Dorothy aboard and look forward to offering this new service to our clients and individuals in our community.”

Initially, Ms. Wolbert and Mr. Donovan will be assisted by two existing attorneys at the firm with backgrounds in domestic relations and accounting.

The Burns White Family Law Group offers legal representation in the areas of divorce, custody and support. For more information, visit the Family Law page.