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Dickie McCamey Continues Its Growth In April

4/18/2016

Pittsburgh-based law firm Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. (DMC) is enhancing its legal talent by hiring three established attorneys from the Pittsburgh law firm Grogan Graffam. Ronald J. Brown; Jay A. Costa, Jr.; and Dennis A. Watson are all joining as principals.


Ronald J. Brown Jay A. Costa, Jr. Dennis A. Watson
Ronald J. Brown Jay A. Costa, Jr. Dennis A. Watson

“These lawyers are true professionals who bring experience, depth and practice diversity to Dickie McCamey,” says Managing Director Jeffrey Wiley. “We’re quite pleased to have them join us as we continue to grow.”

Each has risen to be leaders within the legal community as well as in their previous firm and possess a wealth of specialized experience.

Mr. Brown, an attorney for 40 years, practices in the areas of municipal law and municipal finance, including governmental bond issues. His expertise enhances Dickie McCamey’s Municipal Law Group. He is a Board Member of the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority. Prior to working in private practice, Mr. Brown served as Assistant Deputy Controller of Allegheny County.

Elected by his peers as Senate Democratic Leader for the 2015/2016 legislative session, Senator Costa brings valuable government experience to Dickie McCamey. He has represented Pennsylvania’s 43rd senatorial district since 1996 and focuses his practice in public finance, municipal law, government, and estate planning and administration. He has over 25 years of legal experience.

Mr. Watson, who served as Grogan Graffam’s President for 17 years, possesses over 35 years of trial experience with a focus in complex commercial, construction, maritime, insurance, serious personal injury, and estate and trust litigation. His trial background earned him an invitation to membership in the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. Mr. Watson is a Proctor in Admiralty in the Maritime Law Association, which is the highest attained membership based on stringent professional and educational requirements. He also serves on the Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC), a state commission charged with the oversight and review of all proposed regulations promulgated by various state agencies, authorities, courts or municipal governments.

Dickie McCamey’s value model has continued to attract new opportunities and lawyers, with a total of six new attorneys joining the firm in April while other firms are contracting.

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About Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. is a nationally-recognized law firm providing comprehensive legal expertise in a multitude of practice areas. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and founded more than 100 years ago, the firm serves industry-leading clients across the country from offices throughout the mid-Atlantic region in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, and West Virginia. For more information: 800-243-5412 or www.dmclaw.com.