Cohen & Grigsby Appoints Attorney Christie Tillapaugh as Director of Recruiting and Michael Dougherty as Associate Development Director

PITTSBURGH, PA – September 24, 2012 – Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and an office in Naples, FL, is pleased to announce that attorney Christie Tillapaugh has been appointed to director of recruiting. In this role, Tillapaugh will be responsible for the strategic development of the firm’s recruiting initiatives. In addition to overseeing the firm’s efforts targeting many of the nation’s finest law schools, she will also oversee the firm’s summer associates program and integration of new associates.

“We know that Christie will embrace her new role as director of recruiting with the same enthusiasm that she brings to her clients and practicing law,” said Jack Elliott, president and CEO of Cohen & Grigsby. “We look forward to seeing her further enhance the firm’s ability to attract and retain talent.”

Tillapaugh is a partner in the Business Services Group. She specializes in counseling public and private companies with respect to corporate matters, corporate governance matters, securities law compliance and transactional matters, including lending work on behalf of financial institutions.

Tillapaugh replaces Barbara Scheib who held the director of recruiting role for four years. Scheib is a partner at the firm and focuses her practice on litigation and will remain an integral part of the firm’s leadership.

Prior to being named director of recruiting, Tillapaugh served as associate development director. In this role, she assisted the firm in identifying goals and priorities for the firm’s associates. Michael Dougherty, a partner and member of the firm’s Business Group, is assuming the role of associate development director.

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