Pittsburgh, PA, March 1, 2010 — Mary Ann Dunham, a shareholder in the Corporate Finance & Technology Section of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's Pittsburgh office and chair of the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Group, was recently selected as the 2010 Woman Rainmaker of the Year by Originate! — a business development newsletter for lawyers. As such, she is the focus of an article in a special "Rainmakers of the Year" issue of the newsletter.

Additionally, as the 2010 Woman Rainmaker of the Year, Dunham will serve as a special guest in a Professional Business Development Institute webinar, taking place Tuesday, March 23. Presented by Apollo Business Development, the webinar will be hosted by business development experts Larry Bodine, Esq. and Michael G. Cummings. The two will discuss with Dunham her personal business development techniques and what has contributed to her successful career. To learn more about the upcoming webinar or to register, visit www.pbdi.org.

About Dunham


Mary Ann Dunham helps leaders in the health care, advanced manufacturing, technology and service industries on a broad range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings and joint ventures. In 2009, she was named the 2009 Greater Pittsburgh ATHENA Award recipient.