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RAY F. MIDDLEMAN is a Member in the office of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC. He is a litigation attorney whose areas of practice include commercial and civil litigation. Mr. Middleman represents clients in trademark, products liability, medical and psychiatric malpractice defense, business torts, and civil litigation. He also represents several insurance carriers and has extensive experience in the area of transportation litigation, including matters before the Public Utility Commission. He is a member of the Allegheny County and American bar associations, and the Pennsylvania Defense Institute. Mr. Middleman earned his B.A. degree from Cornell University and his J.D. degree from Duquesne University School of Law.
JULIAN E. NEISER is a commercial and construction trial attorney with Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC. He has extensive experience in litigation, contract negotiations, and alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Neiser also is a mediator and serves as outside general counsel to corporations. Mr. Neiser is a regular contributor to national business and legal publications on topics such as electronic discovery, construction law, and trial work. He also is an officer and council member of the Allegheny County Bar Association Construction Law Section and a committee member of the Local Rules Committee. He previously was a litigation attorney with Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, Tucker Arensberg, and McGuireWoods and served as the general counsel of The Rhodes Group, an international construction claims consulting company. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his law degree from Duquesne University School of Law, where he currently serves as an adjunct professor of trial advocacy.
GREGORY H. TEUFEL is the founder and managing member of OGC Law, LLC, a Pittsburgh law firm. He focuses his practice on outside general counsel work and commercial litigation. Mr. Teufel's broad base of experience includes drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements on a regular basis that frequently include indemnification, competition, and confidentiality provisions of various types. He frequently handles breach of contract litigation matters as well. Mr. Teufel is a member of the Allegheny County, West Virginia and Pennsylvania bar associations. He earned his B.S. degree, magna cum laude, from Kings College and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School.