Eckert Seamans Adds M&A Partner From Pietragallo

Law360, New York (October 31, 2012, 5:31 PM EDT) -- Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC has landed a partner from Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti LLP, specializing in mergers and acquisitions as well as sports and entertainment law, for its Pittsburgh headquarters, the firm announced Wednesday.

David P. Franklin, previously a partner and chairman of Pietragallo’s business and corporate department, will focus his practice on acquisitions, dispositions and mergers, joint ventures and strategic alliances, distribution agreements, outsourcing arrangements, internal reorganizations, employment issues, and complex commercial contracts, Eckert Seamans said.

Franklin told Law360 that joining...
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