Four Cohen & Grigsby Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers® 2016 “Lawyers of the Year” in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH – Aug. 17, 2015 – Business law firm Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. is proud to announce that four lawyers from its Pittsburgh office have been named Best Lawyers 2016 “Lawyers of the Year.” The recognition, based on peer-review, is presented annually to a single standout lawyer in each practice area and major metropolitan area.

The 2016 “Lawyers of the Year” in Pittsburgh include the following:

  • Robert B. Cottington was named the Best Lawyers 2016 Employment Law – Management “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh
  • Jack W. Elliott was named the Best Lawyers 2016 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh
  • Christopher F. Farrell was named the Best Lawyers 2016 Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh
  • Clifford B. Levine was named the Best Lawyers 2016 Litigation – Land Use and Zoning “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 79,000 leading attorneys are eligible to vote, and more than 6.2 million votes have been received to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”



Since 1981, Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. and its attorneys have provided sound legal advice and solutions to clients that seek to maximize their potential in a constantly changing global marketplace. Comprised of more than 130 lawyers, Cohen & Grigsby maintains offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Naples, FL. The firm’s practice areas include Business Services, Labor & Employment, Immigration/International Business, Intellectual Property, Real Estate & Public Finance, Litigation, Employee Benefits and ERISA, Estates & Trusts, Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights, and Public Affairs. Cohen & Grigsby represents private and publicly held businesses, nonprofits, multinational corporations, individuals and emerging businesses across a full spectrum of industries. Our lawyers maintain an unwavering commitment to customer service that ensures a productive partnership. For more information, visit

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