Clark Hill Pittsburgh Attorney Lauren Rushak Appointed to Local Rules of Court Advisory Committee

Sep 11, 2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - Lauren Rushak, a Member in Clark Hill’s Litigation Group, has been appointed to the Local Rules Advisory Committee of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Appointed by Chief Judge Joy Flowers Conti, Rushak and a select committee of litigators will work in conjunction with several members of the Federal Court bench to review Local Civil, Admiralty and Criminal Rules of Court. 

Rushak has handled a variety of complex disputes, including class action and derivative suits, involving claims for fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, civil conspiracy as well as other business tort claims. Additionally, she has experience representing financial institutions and servicing companies in a host of disputes involving claims for predatory lending, banking fraud, violation of consumer protection laws, violation of secondary mortgage laws, violation of truth in lending laws, violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, alleged unfair trade practices, breach of loan contracts, false/inflated appraisal practices, as well as other tort and related claims. She also has experience representing real estate developers in a host of complex commercial disputes. 

Rushak was named a Pennsylvania Rising Star in 2014 and several previous years, an honor bestowed upon only 2.5 percent of Pennsylvania lawyers. 

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