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Schnader's Ken Gormley Named Interim Dean of Duquesne University School of Law


Ken Gormley, a member of the Firm’s Appellate Practice Group resident in Schnader’s Pittsburgh office, has been named interim Dean of the Duquesne University School of Law. Mr. Gormley has served as a professor of law on Duquesne's faculty since 1994. Before joining the faculty at Duquesne, Mr. Gormley taught at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and was director and founder of the Mellon Writing Program in legal research and writing.

Prior to joining Schnader, Mr. Gormley was a named partner with the firm of Cindrich and Titus of Pittsburgh. Additionally, he has served as the executive director of the Pennsylvania Legislative Reappointment Commission and as a special clerk to state Supreme Court Justice Ralph Cappy, where he consulted on and drafted opinions dealing with constitutional issues.

He is former mayor of Forest Hills, and sits on board of trustees at St. Francis University, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Historical Society, and the Pittsburgh 250 Commission. Mr. Gormley is also president of the Harvard Law School Association of Western Pennsylvania. He earned his B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.