Mr. Devlin focuses his practice on litigating complex disputes. He has litigated such disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country. He is also experienced in addressing all manner of disputes in arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Devlin's practice includes litigating contract, business and intellectual property disputes, as well as white collar crime matters. After law school and working for Knox Law for one year, he clerked for the Honorable Richard L. Nygaard on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Recent Accomplishments

  • Successfully defended dissenter’s rights of minority shareholder of a private corporation
  • Prosecuted several restrictive covenant cases

Honors

Speaking Engagements

  • Firm's Workplace Law Forum, 2018
  • Firm's Annual Professional Advisor Symposium, October 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Federal Bar Association, Western District of Pennsylvania Chapter, CLE Program on ADR, May 2015
  • Firm's Annual Municipal Law Symposium (multiple years)
  • Firm's Litigation & Workers’ Compensation Seminar
  • Frequent speaker on E-Discovery to various groups

Community & Professional Service

  • Hamot Health Foundation, Board of Corporators
  • Perseus House, Board of Directors
  • Church of the Nativity, Council Member
  • Church of the Nativity of Christ Foundation, President

Firm Involvement

  • Shareholder
  • Board of Directors

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D.; summa cum laude; University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 2001-2002; President's Scholarship; CALI certificate in Contracts, Legal Process and Civil Procedure
  • Colgate University, 1999, B.A.; cum laude; Phi Eta Sigma; Freshman Honor Society; Dean’s List

Admissions & Certifications

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • Erie County Bar Association, Mock Trial Committee; Board of Directors, Secretary (2009–2011); Delegate to Statewide Annual Meeting (2002)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, House of Delegates, Zone 7 (2018-present)
  • Federal Bar Association

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