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Burns White welcomes four associates to firm

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 19, 2012 — Burns White hired associates Lindsay S. Kift and Nathan J. Ward to its Pittsburgh office, Sean P. O’Mahoney to its Philadelphia office and Taisha K. Tolliver to its Cherry Hill, N.J. office.

Ms. Kift is an associate of the Workers’ Compensation Group, where she defends employers and insurance companies against workers’ compensation claims. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a senior legal & compliance analyst for a certified public accounting and business consulting firm in Boston. Ms. Kift received a J.D. from New England School of Law in 2007 and a B.A. in Political Science from Dickinson College in 2002.

A Medicare Compliance Group associate, Mr. Ward’s practice focuses on the resolution of Medicare compliance issues that arise in the settlement of workers’ compensation and general liability claims. While attending Duquesne University School of Law, he clerked for the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Group. Mr. Ward graduated magna cum laude from Point Park University with a B.A. in English in 2004.

Mr. O’Mahoney, an associate and former law clerk of the Healthcare and Long-Term Care Group, defends nursing homes, healthcare facilities and medical professionals in nursing home and medical malpractice litigation. He received a Juris Doctor and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Roger Williams University in 2012, as well as a B.A. in Political Science from Dickinson College in 2007.

Ms. Tolliver is a Healthcare and Long-Term Care Group associate, concentrating on medical and nursing home malpractice defense. Prior to joining the firm, she defended insurers and self-insured entities against workers’ compensation claims at a regional insurance defense firm. Ms. Tolliver earned a J.D. from Widener University School of Law in 2011 and a B.A. in Law and Justice Studies from Rowan University in 2008.