In The News

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Charles B. Hadad Included in James A. McCune Acorn Society and Five Star Professionals List

Partner and Chair of the Estates and Trusts, Charles B. Hadad has been recognized as a member of the prestigious James A. McCune Acorn Society. This honor is reserved for professional advisors who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to philanthropy by educating and referring clients to make meaningful contributions to the Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) in the past year.

In addition, he has been recognized as a Five Star Investment Professional through independent research and peer review. This award, given to professionals who have demonstrated exceptional skill in client retention and quality of practice, highlights individuals who are some of the best in their field. 


Krista M. Kochosky Named Equity Partner

Partner and Chair of the Real Estate and Litigation Practice Groups, Krista M. Kochosky has been named the newest equity partner, effective immediately. Attorney Kochosky will continue as Chair of the firm’s two biggest Practice Groups while taking a more direct role in the management of the firm itself.

According to Managing Partner Daniel P. Lynch, “This has been a long time in comingThere is no one more worthy of this promotionI am very honored to have Krista as a Member of The Lynch Law Group.” 

To read the listing in Pittsburgh Business Times, click here.

Frank C. Botta Attends the Annual Transportation Lawyers Association Conference

Partner and Chair of the Transportation and Labor and Employment Practice Groups Frank C. Botta attends the Annual TLA Conference from May 1-4, 2024, at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort.

With over 30 years of experience and previous roles such as the General Counsel for Samuels and Son Seafood Co., Frank brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to this year’s conference. As a former president and current Executive Board member of the TLA, his participation is highly anticipated. He will engage in panel discussions and seminars focused on the latest legal developments and trends in transportation law.

Frank noted, “Transportation law is a significant yet often overlooked practice. The TLA Annual Conference is a vital platform for professionals in the field to share insights and foster advancements in our industry.”

Daniel P. Lynch Gives Honors Convocation Speech

Managing Partner Daniel P. Lynch was honored to deliver the Honors Convocation Speech at Saint Vincent College on April 24, 2024. Saint Vincent College is Attorney Lynch’s alma mater and he was honored to be able to share some wisdom with the students.

Saint Vincent College was a transformative experience and it laid the foundation for his future success in law school and beyond.

To see the full video of his speech, click here.


LLG Recognized as Community Champions by PNRC

Karen Baumgartner and the firm as a whole were recognized as Community Champions by the Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber of Commerce. Partners Charles Hadad and Liberty Weyandt celebrated along with Attorney Kathleen Kuznicki, who is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Chamber.

Community is a foundational element of The Lynch Law Group and the way we do business. We’re proud of all the work Karen and the rest of the firm have done to bring the LLG name to the greater Pittsburgh community.


FedEx Fighting Contractor Lawsuit Over ‘Abusive’ Tactics

Partner and Chair of the Transportation Practice Group Frank Botta was recently interviewed after a former delivery contractor for FedEx Ground filed a lawsuit claiming unfair treatment and “abusive” and “deceptive” business practices that violate U.S. anti-racketeering law.

“Attorney Frank Botta calls the RICO-invoked Lawsuit from Pynq Logistics Services ‘A novel approach to attack the independent contractor relationship.’ “


Important, But Often, Forgotten Checklist for Your College Student

Partner and Chair of the Estates and Trusts Practice Group Charles Hadad was interviewed by Heather Abraham on Talk Pittsburgh CBS about the legal documents you should have before you send your child off to college.

“A lot of people think they don’t need an estate plan until they get older or reach retirement age. But even when you’re talking about young adult children, it’s important to have a plan in place in case the worst happens.”

Interview with Dan Lynch, Founder & Managing Partner of the Lynch Law Group

Founder & Managing Partner Dan Lynch appeared on The Three Rivers Leadership Podcast with host Kevin Trout. Three Rivers Leadership is a business focused on shining a light on the successful leaders in our area and asking them how they do what they do.

“I spend a lot of time working on developing my younger attorneys so that they can be excellent lawyers, problem solvers, and contributors to my firm and the world.”