1/15/2013Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Elects New Officers

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. (“DMC”), Pittsburgh’s sixth largest law firm, has elected the following attorneys to serve as officers for 2013-2014:  John C. Conti, President and CEO; W. Alan Torrance , Jr., Marketing Director; and Steven W. Zoffer, Treasurer and Secretary.

John C. Conti was elected to a two-year term as President and Chief Executive Officer of DMC. Mr. Conti specializes in the representation of health care providers, primarily in connection with the defense of professional negligence suits and related litigation. In over 30 years of practice, he has represented virtually every major health care institution in the region. Mr. Conti received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1975 and his J.D. from the Duquesne University School of Law in 1978. He is admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and California. In 2005, he was appointed an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

W. Alan Torrance, Jr. was re-elected to a two-year term as the firm’s Marketing Director. Mr. Torrance also serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Construction Group and concentrates his practice in the areas of business torts and commercial litigation with a particular emphasis in construction and surety law. He graduated from Washington & Jefferson College in 1984 with a B.A. in Economics and received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1987. Mr. Torrance regularly handles construction and surety claims and prepares and revises contracts for domestic and international projects. He has served as contributing author for several published works in the areas of surety law and construction.

Steven W. Zoffer was re-elected to a two-year term as Secretary and Treasurer. Mr. Zoffer chairs the firm’s Technology Law Group and co-chairs the Commercial Law and Litigation and Corporate Services Groups. His practice focuses on providing litigation and non-litigation services to regional and national business, including defending and pursuing lawsuits on their behalf in the state and federal courts across the country. Mr. Zoffer’s expertise includes commercial agreements, employment contracts, consulting services, licensing, security, and joint venture agreements. Mr. Zoffer graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1988 with degrees in Political Science and Business. He received his J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law where he was named Most Distinguished Student of his class and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Juris Law Journal.

# # #

About Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. is a nationally-recognized litigation firm providing comprehensive legal expertise, as well as non-litigation services, in a multitude of practice areas. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, and founded more than 100 years ago, the firm has grown to include offices in Harrisburg and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware; Haddonfield, New Jersey; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbus and Steubenville, Ohio; and Wheeling, West Virginia. For more information:  800-243-5412 x 5311 or www.dmclaw.com.