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Three R&H attorneys selected as 2018 Pennsylvania Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that David R. ChludzinskiChristina A. Gonzales and Kimberly A. House have been selected as 2018 Pennsylvania Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, a rating service of Thomson Reuters. Rising Stars are the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Pennsylvania who are 40 years old and younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less.

David R. Chludzinski is Of Counsel to the firm in our Pittsburgh office. He concentrates his practice on the defense of commercial motor vehicle companies and their insurers. David earned his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law at Penn State University. While attending law school, he was a Comments Editor on the International Law Review and he received the C.A.L.I. Award for advanced pre-trial advocacy. He earned his B.A., cum laude, from Boston College. David is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania. He has been re-elected to serve a second three-year term on the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Section Council from 2018 to 2021. He is a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association and the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association. David has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Rising Star from 2012 to 2018.

David can be reached directly at: (412) 261-5738 • dchludzinski@rawle.com

Christina A. Gonzales is an associate in our Philadelphia office. She concentrates her practice on environmental, toxic and mass tort litigation matters. Christina earned her J.D. from the evening division of the Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, in 2008. While attending law school, she worked as a paralegal for a criminal and civil defense firm in Philadelphia from 2004 to 2008. In the Summer of 2007, she served as a legal intern for a law firm in Guatemala City, Guatemala. She earned a B.A. degree in Spanish Literature and Sociology from New York University in 2000. Christina participated in New York University’s Study Abroad Program in Madrid, Spain, in the Spring of 1999. She is proficient in Spanish. Christina is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is an active member of the Defense Research Institute. She was also selected as a Pennsylvania Rising Star in 2017.

Christina can be reached directly at: (215) 575-4287 • cgonzales@rawle.com

Kimberly A. House, an associate in our Philadelphia office, focuses her practice on the defense of catastrophic loss matters, including product liability cases, construction and industrial accidents, and premises liability.  She also represents building product manufacturers and suppliers in construction defect cases. Kim earned her J.D. from Wake Forest School of Law in 2008. She was a Student Trial Bar Member and co-chaired the Zeliff Trial Competition in 2008. She earned her B.A., cum laude, in Political Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2004. Kim is admitted in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, North Carolina and South Carolina. She was also selected as a Rising Star in 2016 and 2017.

Kim can be reached directly at: (215) 575-4360 • khouse@rawle.com