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Burns White welcomes five Associates to offices in Pittsburgh and Wilkes-Barre

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 09, 2015 — Burns White LLC welcomes five associates with practices spanning energy, workers’ compensation, and healthcare and long-term care to its offices in Pittsburgh and Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Pittsburgh

Energy
Laura R. Griesbach assists oil and gas clients with the drafting of certified title opinions, as well as the preparation of due diligence and curative recommendations to remedy title defects. Prior to joining Burns White, she served as the division order title opinion team lead at a brokerage firm. Ms. Griesbach received both a J.D. and an LL.M. degree in Business and Taxation from Capital University.

Brandon J. Lucki focuses on due diligence review, title curative measures and certified title opinions for clients operating in the coal and oil and gas industries. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lucki was an associate at a large regional law firm, where he primarily dealt with the drafting and reviewing of mineral and leasehold title opinions and abstracts in West Virginia, Southwestern Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio. Mr. Lucki received a J.D. from West Virginia University.

Sean W. Triskett assists clients in the oil and gas industry with due diligence, title curative measures and certified title opinions. Before starting at Burns White, Mr. Triskett was a supervising research attorney at an oil and gas law firm in Canton, Ohio. In this role, he managed a team of research attorneys on a large scale due diligence project in Southeast Ohio for an oil and gas client. Mr. Triskett graduated, magna cum laude, from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University.

Workers’ Compensation
Samuel J. Dalfonso concentrates his practice on the defense of employers and insurance companies in work-related injury claims. Prior to joining Burns White, Mr. Dalfonso was a law clerk at Flaherty & O’Hara PC working with local counsel on multi-state liquor licensing projects. Mr. Dalfonso graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Wilkes-Barre

Healthcare and Long-Term Care and Employment Litigation
Christian W. Francis’s practice has an emphasis on medical malpractice defense, professional liability litigation and employment-related matters. His experience consists of handling personal injury and professional negligence cases, and a wide range of employment issues including employment discrimination, wage, wrongful termination, breach of contract, discrimination and unfair labor practices cases. Mr. Francis earned a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.