PHILADELPHIA/PITTSBURGH – May 30, 2017 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney welcomes seven law students to its 2017 summer associate program. During the firm’s eight-week program, these first and second years will take part in intense training sessions across practice groups, which will allow them to experience specific areas of the law, gain practical experience and receive legal writing training.

The 2017 class of Buchanan summer associates are as follows:

Philadelphia Office

Dustin Dove is a 2L at Boston College School of Law. Dustin’s Buchanan mentor will be Alfred Zaher, shareholder in the intellectual property section.

Kandyse Samuel is a 1L at George Washington School of Law. Kandyse’s mentor will be Samantha Southall, shareholder in the litigation section.

Dana Sleeper is a 2L at Villanova University School of Law. Dana’s mentor will be Andrew Shapren, shareholder in the labor and employment section.

Pittsburgh Office

Benjamin Cobb is a 2L at Howard University School of Law. Benjamin’s mentor will be Brian Simmons, shareholder in the litigation section.

Erik Donatelli is a 2L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Erik’s mentor will be Christian Antkowiak, shareholder in the labor and employment section.

Brandon Peck is a 2L at the University of Miami School of Law. Brandon’s mentor will be Peter Russ, shareholder in the litigation section and head of the Pittsburgh office.

Sarah Tobias is a 1L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Sarah’s mentor will be Erin McLaughlin, shareholder in the labor and employment section.

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