Alyssa Golfieri Selected as 2022 Lawyer on the Fast Track

Alyssa Golfieri is a shareholder in the firm’s public sector and energy and natural resources groups. Her practice focuses primarily on municipal and land use law, with an emphasis on zoning, subdivision, land development and municipal ordinance enforcement.

Practice Profile:
Golfieri is a shareholder in the firm’s public sector and energy and natural resources groups. Her practice focuses primarily on municipal and land use law, with an emphasis on zoning, subdivision, land development and municipal ordinance enforcement.

She represents the firm’s municipal clients on a wide array of local government issues, including the preparation of zoning and land development ordinances pursuant to the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, the processing of land development applications, responses to record requests submitted under the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law, navigation of public bidding matters, abatement of property maintenance issues, defense of notices of violations before zoning hearing boards and magisterial district judges, and compliance with both the Pennsylvania Sunshine Act and the Pennsylvania Public Official and Employee Ethics Act.

Leadership Activity:
Golfieri is an active leader within the firm, having served on the associates, summer associates, recruiting, technology and carpetmaster’s committees. She also serves as a mentor to future generations of attorneys outside the firm.

Pro Bono and Civic Work:
She frequently volunteers as an alumni judge for Duquesne University School of Law 1L appellate oral arguments, a juror for Allegheny County High School Mock Trial Competition, a panelist for Allegheny County Bar Association’s young lawyer’s division roundtable discussion titled “Preparing for the Bar Examination,” and a coordinator for Allegheny County Bar Association’s young lawyer division holiday toy drive.

Experience:
Current employer, May 2011-present, summer associate, 2011, associate, September 2012-December 2020, shareholder, Jan. 1, 2021-present.

Education:
The Pennsylvania State University, B.S. in crime, law and justice, 2009; Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 2012.

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Reprinted with permission from the June 17, 2022 edition of The Legal Intelligencer© 2022 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved.

Babst Calland Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Top Rated Lawyers

The Legal Intelligencer and Martindale-Hubbell®, the company that has long set the standard for lawyer ratings, have announced the Pennsylvania Top Rated Lawyers®.  To view the list of Babst Calland lawyers, including Kathy Condo, Marcia Grimes and Jean Mosites, who have achieved an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating, click here.

Babst Calland Women Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© and Named to Best Lawyers® “Ones to Watch”

Babst Calland is pleased to announce that the following Babst Calland women lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America (by BL Rankings), the most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession:

  • Kathy K. Condo – Commercial Litigation
  • Julie R. Domike – Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
  • Janet L. McQuaid – Environmental Law
  • Jean M. Mosites – Environmental Law
  • Krista-Ann M. Staley – Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Laura Stone – Corporate Law

Babst Calland women lawyers were also named to the 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list which recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States:

  • Mary H. Binker – Corporate Law and Real Estate Law
  • Katrina N. Bowers – Energy Law and Environmental Law
  • Carla M. Castello – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor and Employment and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Marissa A. Cocciolone – Energy Law
  • Alyssa Golfieri – Land Use and Zoning Law and Municipal Law
  • Jennifer L. Malik – Land Use and Zoning Law

Best Lawyers undergoes an authentication process, and inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America is based solely on peer review and is divided by geographic region and practice areas. The list has published for more than three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 65 countries.

Jean Mosites named to Pennsylvania Business Central 2021 Top 100 People

This has been a year like no other! Our annual Top 100 People edition highlights the vibrant economic and social life of central Pennsylvania by honoring the people who make it happen. When goods or services are delivered in an efficient and timely manner, expertise and knowledge brought to bear on a problem, or necessary care provided, it’s not just the businesses and the institutions – but the people behind them that get the job done. We all know that powerhouse individual – the person with the vision, dedication and drive to not only complete the task, but to envision, expand and excel. We are fascinated by the impact a single individual can have on their workplace, their community and the lives of those around them. The stories of these individuals can provide instruction, inspiration and the motivation to raise our own standard of excellence. That is why we take great pride in bringing you Pennsylvania Business Central’s Top 100 People for 2021!

As always, we reached out to community leaders, local chambers of commerce, and you, our loyal readers, to identify those individuals whose unique contributions have set them apart as leaders. We received a wealth of nominations that reflect the rich diversity of central Pennsylvania and its business community. So many deserving nominations in such a challenging year, that we had to expand our list of honorees – and so we are proud to honor 120 outstanding leaders in this year’s edition!

In selecting this year’s honorees, we wanted to show the full spectrum of leadership – from the small entrepreneur to the CEO of a large corporation – that helps shape our communities and our lives. And while every story is unique, we think you’ll find that these honorees share a dedication to hard work, dynamic leadership and the pursuit of excellence.

Many of you probably know some of these distinguished honorees. These are the people who run companies, volunteer in their community and raise families – they are our neighbors and our friends – the ones who give that extra effort that makes all the difference. We hope that you will enjoy learning about them as much as we did. We are proud to honor them.

As a companion to this edition, we are looking forward to our Top 100 Organizations signature edition, which will publish in February, celebrating the best in central Pennsylvania’s businesses, non-profits and brands.

Jean Mosites is a shareholder in Babst Calland’s Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources, and Public Sector groups. She counsels clients on environmental compliance, resolves liabilities under federal and state remediation programs, and represents clients in administrative, state and federal courts. She earned her B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh and her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law. She is rated by Martindale-Hubbell as AV Preeminent, Peer Rated for the Highest Level of Professional Excellence, and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in the Environmental Law Section. Jean serves on the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Environmental and Energy Law Section Council and the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board Rules Committee. She frequently writes articles and presents educational and training programs on environmental law. She also actively supports community service organizations including the Education Partnership and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

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