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Richard A. Lanzillo Installed as 2015 President of ECBA

Posted on December 05, 2014

Richard A. Lanzillo has been installed as the 2015 President of the Erie County Bar Association (ECBA). His Presidency, which takes effect on January 1, 2015, was announced at yesterday's ECBA Annual Meeting at Lake Shore Country Club. The ten other Knox attorneys who have served asECBA President include William W. Knox, Stephen E. Jones, Conrad A. Pearson, M. Fletcher Gornall, Harvey D. McClure, John M. McLaughlin, Michael A. Fetzner, Christine H. McClure, James S. Bryan and Robert G. Dwyer.

The Erie County Bar Association "serves the lawyers, judges and the public of Erie County, Pennsylvania by assisting our members in the practice of law and by engaging in activities that promote the public's understanding of and respect for our American system of law and justice."

Mr. Lanzillo currently serves as the Vice President of Knox (since 2007). He has extensive experience in complex commercial, employment and civil rights litigation and appellate practice. He has lectured extensively on state and federal trial and appellate practice, as well as municipal, labor and commercial law topics. Mr. Lanzillo is admitted to practice before the state courts of Pennsylvania and several federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third, Ninth and Federal Circuits. He also regularly serves as a mediator and neutral evaluator in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Lanzillo is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated; has been included in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation since 2013; and has been included in Upstate New York Super Lawyers® since 2012. He is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at Mercyhurst University.

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