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Terry Loscalzo, Keith Whitson, and Rich Barkasy will join Schnader’s Chairman Ken Puhala and its Executive Committee

On December 1, 2022 by Schnader in News

Philadelphia, PA, December 1, 2022 – Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is making changes to its management team. Terry Loscalzo, Keith Whitson, and Rich Barkasy will join Schnader’s Chairman Ken Puhala and its Executive Committee in leading the Firm. The diversity of the new team’s primary offices – with Mr. Puhala in New York, Ms. Loscalzo in Philadelphia, Mr. Whitson in Pittsburgh, and Mr. Barkasy in Wilmington — underscores the Firm’s commitment to future growth, with office locations and head count.

On January 1, 2023, Terry Loscalzo will become the Firm’s Managing Partner. Ms. Loscalzo, who has been with the Firm since 1987, has been serving as a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee since 2018, and as the Firm’s co-managing partner. Her practice focuses on large and complex litigation, including litigation involving mergers and acquisitions, financial services, securities, and antitrust.

On November 1, 2022, Keith Whitson assumed the role of the Firm’s General Counsel, responsible for all matters relating to professional responsibility and loss prevention. Mr. Whitson is a partner in the Litigation Services Department, Managing Partner of the Pittsburgh office, and co-chair of the Firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Mr. Whitson concentrates his practice in general commercial litigation, professional liability, product liability, appellate advocacy, and mediation. He also has substantial experience in aviation litigation, insurance coverage, and environmental law.

On January 1, 2023, Rich Barkasy will begin serving as Schnader’s Chief Financial Officer, a new position at the Firm. In that role, Mr. Barkasy will assist the Firm’s Chairman, Ken Puhala, and its Executive Committee, on which he has been serving, in managing the Firm’s financial and business matters. Mr. Barkasy has been with Schnader since 1993. Mr. Barkasy, who also chairs the Firm’s Creditors’ Rights and Business Restructuring Practice Group, focuses his practice on bankruptcy cases as well as other complex commercial litigation matters. 



Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, LLP is a law firm of approximately 120 attorneys with offices in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York, California, Washington, D.C., New Jersey, and Delaware, and an association with Yang & Co. in Indonesia. Schnader serves local, national, and international clients ranging from large corporations to start-ups and entrepreneurs to individual clients in more than 40 areas of the law. In addition to the Firm’s traditional strengths in complex litigation, commercial transactions, and wealth management, the Firm has significant experience and depth in intellectual property, international commerce, labor and employment, financial services, construction, real estate development, corporate governance, appellate services, energy and environmental, technology-based companies, e-commerce, media and communications, aviation, art, higher education, sports, class actions, product liability, healthcare, insurance, criminal law and investigations, business reorganization and creditors rights, and securities and shareholder litigation.

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