Burns White hires three new associates to its Philadelphia office

Jul 17, 2012 | News

PITTSBURGH, July 17, 2012 — Burns White LLC recently added Healthcare and Long-Term Care associates Harry P. McGrath and Anne P. Schmidt, as well as Workers’ Compensation associate Jesse B. Hallinan to its Philadelphia office.

Mr. McGrath, a 2011 graduate from Villanova University School of Law, has a special interest in medical malpractice defense and liability-related matters. While in law school, Mr. McGrath completed judicial internships for the Honorable Linda K. Caracappa, Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as well as the Complex Litigation Center of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Ms. Schmidt concentrates her practice in defending hospitals, physicians and long-term care facilities against professional and general liability claims. Prior to joining Burns White, she worked as an associate at Post and Post, LLC, where she successfully protected privileged client information from discovery through her knowledge and application of the Peer Review Protection Act, as well as assisted with pre-trial preparations and expert retention. Ms. Schmidt received a J.D. from Widener University in 2008.

Mr. Hallinan focuses on workers’ compensation defense. Prior to joining the firm, he served as an attorney at North Penn Legal Services, handling unemployment, workers’ compensation and family law matters in the Lackawanna and Dauphin County courts. Mr. Hallinan graduated from Widener University School of Law in 2011.

Burns White LLC is a full-service law firm that provides corporate, litigation and consulting counsel to clients operating across a broad spectrum of industries nationwide. Harnessing the collective skill of nearly 100 attorneys, the law firm operates offices in Cherry Hill, N.J., Cleveland, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Princeton, N.J., Wheeling, W.V., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. and Wilmington, Del.