PITTSBURGH, June 28, 2016—The Pennsylvania Defense Institute (PDI) named Associate Russell D. Giancola as its Young Lawyer of the Year. The annual award honors a young lawyer who best exemplifies the qualities of professionalism and dedication as defense counsel in the practice of law and in the promotion of the highest ideals of justice in the community, and has a demonstrated commitment to PDI and its members.
Mr. Giancola serves the organization as co-chair of its Professional Liability Subcommittee. His practice involves defending hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice and other professional liability litigation, and general liability litigation.
Mr. Giancola, along with other award recipients, will be recognized during the PDI Annual Meeting, July 14-15 at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort in Bedford, Pa., where he will also be speaking about recent developments in medical malpractice caselaw.