Meyer, Unkovic & Scott announced that attorney Beth Slagle has been named co-chair of 412 Food Rescue, a nonprofit organization that aims to improve health and sustainability by fighting hunger and reducing food waste in the community.
412 Food Rescue works with food retailers, wholesalers, restaurants, caterers, universities, and other food providers to collect healthy food that would otherwise be discarded and distributes it to people in need.
Slagle is a business attorney at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott where she focuses her practice primarily on business disputes, insurance coverage, and employment law. In addition to working with businesses and individuals, she also represents a number of “serial entrepreneurs” through the firm’s MUSolutions Group and actively assists with business and operational issues. Slagle is chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Group, chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee, and co-chair of the MUSolutions Group.
In addition to her work with 412 Food Rescue, Slagle is committed to helping professional women advance in their careers. From 2005 to 2013, she founded and ran BizChicks, a non-profit focused on providing education, guidance, and resources to professional women in a number of different areas, including business planning, legal, coaching, and health & wellness. She expanded with BizChicks Online, an online magazine, written by women and for women. In additional to volunteering her time with a number of nonprofits, Slagle was also the founding chair of the board of directors for Dress for Success Pittsburgh and serves on the advisory council of Chatham University’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship.
Slagle, a North Hills resident, graduated in 1987 from Youngstown State University, where she majored in finance and received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. In 1990, she received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.