Pittsburgh Office Expansion

07/05/11

A three-lawyer group has joined Rawle & Henderson’s Pittsburgh, PA office.  Eric K. Falk and Julie Nord Friedman have joined the Pittsburgh office as partners. In addition, Natalie M. Kreter has joined the Pittsburgh office as an associate. The attorneys and their support staff come to Rawle & Henderson LLP from the Pittsburgh firm of Davies, McFarland & Carroll, P.C.

Eric K. Falk will concentrate his practice in the area of toxic tort litigation. He received his J.D. in 1984 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and his B.S. with Honors in 1981 from The American University in Washington, D.C.  He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and West Virginia as well as the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Julie Nord Friedman will concentrate her practice in the defense of manufacturers, suppliers, and contractors in toxic tort litigation, with an emphasis on asbestos litigation.  She received her J.D. in 1995 from the University of  Pittsburgh School of Law and her B.A. in 1992 from The American University in Washington, D.C. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of West Virginia.

Natalie M. Kreter will focus her practice on the defense of corporations in the areas of products liability, toxic torts, environmental law and insurance defense. She received her J.D. in 2004 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and her B.S. in 2000 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, majoring in biology and chemistry. She received a full NCAA Athletic Scholarship in Women’s Basketball. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.