Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney PC
Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney PC
|Main office||One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street, 20th Floor | Pittsburgh | PA | 15219-1410|
|Phone||412 562 8800|
|Fax||412 562 1041|
|Year of establishment||1850|
|Number of offices||17|
|Number of attorneys||415|
|Number of associates||82|
|Number of partners||125|
|Partner: associate ratio||1.50|
|Percent women attorneys||23.50|
|Percent minority attorneys||6.50|
Since our inception in 1850, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has been dedicated to providing client service and partnership marked by legal excellence, sound judgment and understanding of our clients' needs, direct and honest communication and common-sense practice. Our roots have shaped our work ethic and our integrity. We're the right size. We're ready to take on just about any challenge you hand us. With approximately 530 attorneys in the firm, we cover all the bases: business organizations, business finance, litigation, intellectual property, business and personal tax, government relations, creditors' rights, employment, employee compensation and benefits, labor, immigration, estates and trusts, government contract law and commercial contracts. Our lawyers and government relations professionals know how the law impacts a broad range of industries and continually improve our knowledge and service to our clients in these industries. To name a few: financial services, health care, energy and natural resources, manufacturing, retail, entertainment and media, pharmaceuticals, real estate, education, hospitality, and technology. Our experience in these areas lends itself to efficient, productive and organized work cycles that lead to quality outcomes. We value individual relationships. We may be a large law firm, but we take a personal approach to getting to know every client. We work hard to understand your needs, expectations, and concerns. Our understanding of your priorities guides our decisions, helping us to be thoughtful partners who provide resourceful, seasoned counsel. We're dedicated community members, too, with a long history of involvement in the lives of the people around us. Like you, we care about what's happening with your business. We believe in partnership. Clients today are looking for far more than transactional relationships with their law firms. They’re looking for sustainable valued partnerships. They need partners who can think and act as an extension of their own internal teams – smart and collaborative professionals that already know their industry, are up on their issues and can anticipate their needs. This partnership requires a smarter and more efficient sharing of knowledge, ideas, advice and answers. It’s time for clients to know greater service, know greater efficiency, know greater value and know greater partnership.
Areas of practice
Awards and recognitions
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is consistently ranked among the leading law firms in each of its central practice areas and has received some of the top honors in the profession motivating them to continue to strive to merit and receive recognition from its clients and peers. These are some of its more recent accomplishments.
- Eleven attorneys of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney named as The Best Lawyers in America 2013
The firm is accepting applications for its 2013 Summer Associate Program for its Pittsburg office only. Candidates are advised to apply on LawCruit.net and provide details of resume, transcripts and writing samples. The firm is continually looking for bright, qualified people with diverse skill sets to join its team.
The firm is resolute in its belief that it is owing to the diversity of its workplace and the varied experiences and perspectives that it brings to the working ethos of the firm, which contributes to the firm's vitality and liveliness. The firm is committed to supporting and sustaining a culture of inclusion as that, in the firm's contention, is the only way that it can attract the topmost talent and assist in the development of enduring client relationships.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's core values of inclusiveness, cultural awareness, and mutual respect amongst all it employees ensures an environment that is welcoming, collegial and one that fosters innovation and welcomes new ideas and perspectives. The firm is committed to ensuring that diversity remains a top priority in the hiring, retention, and advancement of its attorneys and other professionals and in the promotion of diverse attorneys to leadership positions within the firm.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's Diversity & Inclusion Committee oversees diversity efforts at the firm and is tasked with promoting and nurturing diversity within the firm. The committee ensures that the firm maintains diversity in the hiring, advancement and retention of talented lawyers and professionals without any bias or prejudice.
Summer associate program
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's summer program has a well-entrenched tradition of attracting exceptional law students from across the country. The program provides a hands-on experience, for students aspiring to be attorneys, to experience first-hand what it is like to be an attorney at a firm as large and renowned as Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney.
The firm makes all attempts to provide the summer associates with assignments in their preferred choice. Attempts are also made to provide the students opportunities to attend depositions, negotiations, court appearances, client meetings, corporate and commercial transactions, pro bono opportunities and seminars. The assignments and the work environment are comparable to those experienced by the firm's first and second year associates.
The firm understands the worth of feedback and that without it the students will not be able to understand where they are going wrong. With each assignment two feedbacks are provided. Throughout the summer, further one-to-one face-to-face meetings are arranged as also evaluation meetings with the aim of identifying strengths and addressing areas that need improvement.
Summer Associates are assigned an associate mentor who will help the student make the leap from student to attorney. As time progresses the student will also be assigned a shareholder mentor.
In addition to being exposed to the firm's working environment, summer associates participate in numerous social and cultural activities which allow them to become personally acquainted with the firm's attorneys.
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