Pittsburgh, PA, August 3, 2011 — Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Bankruptcy & Insolvency associate Kelly M. Ariosto was selected to participate in the Allegheny County Bar Association's 2011-2012 Bar Leadership Initiative. Only 15 attorneys are chosen for the program each year, selected from a pool of qualified applicants.

The Bar Leadership Initiative, developed by the ACBA's Young Lawyers Division, aims to aid and encourage young attorneys in their professional development and position them to take on leadership roles in the ACBA.

About Ariosto
Ariosto concentrates her practice in bankruptcy, creditor's rights and commercial litigation. She represents secured and unsecured creditors, lenders, commercial landlords, and special services in matters involving foreclosures, complex litigation, workouts, and receiverships, and has provided support in various complex financing transactions.

About the Firm
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC (www.bipc.com) serves Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, mid-sized, small and emerging businesses, and individuals from its offices in Pennsylvania, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Washington, D.C., California, and Delaware. We focus on multiple industry and law specific practice areas within each of our core disciplines: Corporate, Litigation, Intellectual Property, Energy, Financial Services, Tax, Labor & Employment, Regulatory & Government Relations, Health Care and Real Estate.