Seven Knox Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2013


Guy C. Fustine, Robert M. Bauer, Thomas A. Tupitza, Francis J. Klemensic, Richard A. Lanzillo, Peter A. Pentz, and Neal R. Devlin, shareholders at Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C. in Erie, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

Attorney Fustine was selected for both Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy. He is among a distinguished group of attorneys who have been listed in Best Lawyers for more than 20 years.

Attorney Bauer was selected for Information Technology Law. He has been included in Best Lawyers for the past three years and is the founding editor of SciTech Lawyer.

Attorney Tupitza was selected for Public Finance Law. A past president of the Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers, he has been active as bond counsel in tax-exempt financing transactions in western Pennsylvania for more than 25 years.

Attorney Klemensic was selected for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants. He has successfully defended hospitals, physicians, dentists, podiatrists, rehabilitation facilities, therapists and psychiatrists in both state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania.

Attorney Lanzillo was selected for Commercial Litigation. He has extensive experience in complex commercial and employment litigation and has successfully litigated numerous cases to verdict and other disposition in state and federal courts.

Attorney Pentz was selected for Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers. He represents employers and insurance carriers and counsels employers in workplace safety programs, return-to-work programs, accident investigation and accident prevention.

Atttorney Neal R. Devlin was selected for Commercial Litigation. His practice is focused primarily on litigating contract, business and intellectual property disputes.