1/1/2016Press Releases

Nine New Shareholders Announced for 2016

Pittsburgh-based law firm Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. (“DMC”) is pleased to announce that the following associates have been elected shareholders of the firm.

Benjamin M. Basista – Pennsylvania
Michael P. Flynn – Pennsylvania
Gene L. Jazwinski – Pennsylvania
Eric S. Lamprey – Pennsylvania
Gregory C. Michaels – Pennsylvania
Kenya C. Miller – South Carolina
Vaughn K. Schultz – Pennsylvania, West Virginia
Harlan S. Stone – Pennsylvania
Jesse J. Zirillo – California, Pennsylvania

Mr. Basista is Co-Chair of the Medicare Compliance Group, in which he concentrates his practice. He focuses on addressing Medicare Secondary Payer issues that arise in the resolution of workers’ compensation, general liability, and FELA claims. Mr. Basista is retained as National Medicare Counsel and Advisory Medicare Counsel to a number of insurance carriers, third-party administrators, self-insured entities, and trade organizations. He is also retained nationwide as a Medicare Set-Aside provider and Section 111 Medicare Mandatory Insurer Reporting agent.

Mr. Flynn represents an array of business entities, ranging from international corporations to closely-held organizations, assisting his clients with contracting, compliance, and litigation issues in multiple jurisdictions. He has been included on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list for 2013, 2014 and 2015. Mr. Flynn earned his J.D. at Duquesne University School of Law, cum laude.

Mr. Jazwinski is Co-Chair of the Real Estate Group. He concentrates his practice in the area of mineral law (oil and gas), with a particular emphasis in real estate, and directs the firm’s Oil, Gas and Mineral (“OGM”) Services Group. Mr. Jazwinski is a licensed title insurance agent and also focuses his practice on commercial and residential real estate, having conducted transactions throughout the United States. During his almost three decades in the real estate industry, Mr. Jazwinski has been involved in innumerable title-related transactions and opinions.

Mr. Lamprey’s practice focuses on all aspects of workers’ compensation law. He represents employers and their insurance carriers and has litigated numerous claims at the trial and appellate levels. He has been selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars list every year since 2010. Mr. Lamprey earned his J.D. at Widener University School of Law.

Mr. Michaels concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial and civil litigation with an emphasis in the areas of oil and gas, product liability, and bankruptcy/workout and creditors’ rights. He has been involved in the successful representation of energy companies in a wide range of litigation from defending quiet title actions; lease, contract and service agreement disputes; water contamination/pollution claims; and personal injury suits including Jones Act claims. Mr. Michaels received his J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law, cum laude.

Ms. Miller is the Shareholder-in-Charge of Dickie McCamey’s Lancaster office. She concentrates her practice in the areas of church law and insurance defense, with a particular emphasis in workers’ compensation. Ms. Miller regularly conducts seminars regarding workers’ compensation law and claims investigation in South Carolina. She received her J.D. at The University of North Carolina School of Law.

Mr. Schultz concentrates his practice in the areas of product liability, commercial litigation, and real estate, with a particular emphasis in toxic torts. He defends toxic tort cases filed throughout the United States alleging personal injuries due to occupational chemical exposures or from exposure to industrial or consumer products. Mr. Schultz has also defended a wide range of commercial litigation cases. He earned his J.D. at Duquesne University School of Law, cum laude.

Mr. Stone chairs the Municipal Law Group and provides a wide range of services to municipal governments and local government officials, with an emphasis on real estate, planning, land use, and zoning. A seasoned trial lawyer, he has many years of experience as a litigator in the areas of business law, employment law, lender liability law, tax assessment appeals, personal injury, and sex/age discrimination cases.

Mr. Zirillo is a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Energy Groups. He has substantial experience handling a wide range of transactional matters for clients in the energy, natural resources, and real estate industries. He received his J.D. from Western State University College of Law.

DMC has 13 offices across seven states, with over 160 attorneys. 

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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, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, and West Virginia. For more information: 800-243-5412 or www.dmclaw.com.