William Pietragallo, II, founding partner of the law firm of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick and Raspanti, LLP was selected as a Pittsburgh Top 50 Lawyer by Super Lawyers 2012. Marc S. Raspanti, partner in the law firm of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick and Raspanti, LLP, was selected as a Philadelphia Top 100 Lawyer and a Top 100 Lawyer in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers 2012. These designations are awarded to lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2012 nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.
Twenty-one firm attorneys were also named by the publication as 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. In addition to Pietragallo and Raspanti, the following firm counsel were recognized by the publication as 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Gaetan J. Alfano, Joseph J. Bosick, Mark Gordon, P. Brennan Hart, James W. Kraus, Joseph D. Mancano, Francis E. Pipak, Jr., Kevin E. Raphael, Eric P. Reif, Eric G. Soller, Clem C. Trischler and Paul K. Vey. The following firm attorneys were recognized as 2012 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Kathryn M. Kenyon, Ryan J. King, James F. Marrion, Daniel J. McGravey, Michael A. Morse, Christopher A. Iacono and Douglas K. Rosenblum. Selection as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer is an honor reserved for only 5% of the Pennsylvania Bar. The arduous selection process encompasses a strict nomination, research and review process.
Mr. Pietragallo is a founding partner of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP. Recognized as an accomplished trial attorney, he is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and a Diplomat of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Pietragallo was named “Lawyer of the Year for 2012” for Bet-the-Company Litigation by Best Lawyers in America. He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America for ‘Commercial Litigation’ and ‘Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants’ for 2012.
Mr. Pietragallo received his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He graduated from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio, and also studied abroad, attending Loyola University of Rome in Italy. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, and has been specially admitted to the Courts of over 20 other states, as well as the Third, Ninth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Mr. Raspanti is a partner of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP. Recognized as one of the most successful, skilled and experienced qui tam attorneys in the United States. Since 1989, Mr. Raspanti has litigated many of the most complex and important cases in the history of the federal False Claims Act. He has served as lead counsel for whistleblowers in false claims cases that have resulted in over $1.6 billion in recoveries for federal and state taxpayers. He focuses his practice on federal and state qui tam litigation, white collar criminal defense, criminal and civil health care fraud defense, internal corporate investigations, compliance, professional licensing litigation and complex civil litigation.
Mr. Raspanti received his B.A. from Villanova University and his J.D. from Temple University School of Law. He frequently speaks, writes, lectures and comments on white collar and health care fraud issues throughout the country.