PITTSBURGH, Jan. 13, 2014 — Burns White LLC welcomes five associates to its Pittsburgh and Philadelphia offices.
Simoné L. Delerme is an Associate practicing in the areas of products liability, mass tort litigation and oil and gas title work with a focus on title curative measures and due diligence. Ms. Delerme received both J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Duquesne University in 2013. As a law student there, she held various editorial roles at the Duquesne Law Review, served as vice president and treasurer of the Black Law Students Association as well as treasurer of the Mid-Atlantic Region Black Law Students Association, and was the first recipient of the Charles Hamilton Houston Scholarship for demonstrated academic excellence in her legal studies.
Stefan E. Flickinger is an Associate of the Energy Group at Burns White, focusing on due diligence, title curative and certified title opinions in oil and gas matters. Additionally, Mr. Flickinger represents energy clients in oil and gas lease litigation. Prior to joining Burns White, he clerked for the American Civil Liberties Union and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Flickinger graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2012, where he was an inaugural teaching fellow of the Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project.
Associate Brent J. Anderson defends clients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey against workers’ compensation claims. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Anderson clerked for the Honorable Thomas J. Shusted, Jr. in the Superior Court of New Jersey in Camden. He received a J.D. and an M.B.A. from Rutgers University in January 2013. While there, he served on the university’s Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Project.
Samantha J. Foss is an Associate of the Workers’ Compensation Group at Burns White, defending clients throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey against workers’ compensation claims. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Foss was an Associate at White and Williams, representing large insurance carriers in property subrogation matters. Ms. Foss graduated from Rutgers University School of Law in 2012, where she participated in its Civil Practice Clinic representing Camden-area residents in various civil litigation matters.
Jill M. Persico is an Associate seasoned in civil and criminal litigation, as well as contract law. With an emphasis on the healthcare industry, Ms. Persico primarily defends long-term healthcare providers against professional liability and medical malpractice claims. Ms. Persico brings a broad range of legal experience in both the public and private sectors to her practice at Burns White, including positions as a contracts attorney for RPS Inc., Assistant District Attorney for Chester County District Attorney’s Office and Arbitrator for the Chester County Arbitration Administration. Ms. Persico received a J.D. from the University of Akron in 1996.