Cohen & Grigsby Promotes Two Associates to Director Positions
Jennifer Park and John Wingerter Bring Experience to Several Practice Groups
PITTSBURGH, PA – December 7, 2011 – Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pa. and an office in Bonita Springs, Fl., is pleased to announce the promotion of two of the firm’s associates to the position of director:
- Jennifer Park is a member of the Litigation Group. In addition to general commercial litigation, Park’s areas of concentration include commercial real estate disputes, eminent domain, employment discrimination defense, and public housing authority representation. Park has represented property owners, tenants, contractors, subcontractors, utilities and municipalities in various real property, lease and other disputes. In 2010 and 2011, Park was recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star in Business Litigation. She received her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.
- John Wingerter is a member of the Business Group and regularly assists clients with mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, private equity and mezzanine financing transactions, business formation and capitalization, as well as advising on and negotiating other business and commercial transactions. He has significant experience in leveraged buyout and strategic acquisitions and represents private equity investors and mezzanine lenders in all aspects of investments in sponsored and unsponsored acquisitions, divestitures, and recapitalization transactions. Wingerter earned his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
“John and Jennifer are bright, experienced attorneys and are deserving of their new leadership positions as directors at Cohen & Grigsby,” said Jack Elliott, president and chief executive officer of Cohen & Grigsby. “I look forward to their continued contributions to the firm.”