PITTSBURGH – July 1, 2021 – Kathleen Jones Goldman, shareholder in the firm’s Litigation section, has been selected as a fellow by The Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). Goldman is a high level litigator who represents clients in state and federal courts in complex commercial matters, labor and employment matters, real estate litigation, and litigation in the railroad, banking, construction and natural resources industries. She also represents clients related to political elections.
The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership. The number of Fellowships has been kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity and inclusion to align effectively, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized experience and accomplishment. In addition, the LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism and ethical standards among its Fellows.
In 2017, Goldman was named to the BTI Client Service All-Stars list, the only independently researched, client-driven ranking of attorneys’ client service. Goldman is the co-chair of Buchanan N.O.W (Network of Women) the firm’s affinity group for employees who identify as women. She is a member of Buchanan’s Diversity and Inclusion Council and previously served as a fellow with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. Goldman is also a member of a number of legal professional organizations. She is a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – Jack Heinz Society and she is a member of the board of directors for Women for a Healthy Environment. Goldman is also a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee.