Meyer, Unkovic & Scott is pleased to announce that two of its attorneys have been honored with “Lawyer of the Year” Awards for 2022 in Pittsburgh by The Best Lawyers in America®.
Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. Lawyers are selected based on impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.
Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.
Meyer, Unkovic & Scott’s “Lawyer of the Year” Award recipients for 2022 are:
Oberdick is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property, Corporate & Business Law, Business Litigation, and MUSolutions Groups, and has a diverse client base that bridges these practice areas. His business litigation experience includes cases involving issues of intellectual property, such as infringement and misappropriation litigation, restrictive covenants, licensing disputes, injunction proceedings, and related breach of contract issues. Over the last 25 plus years, Oberdick has also counseled and litigated significant claims for clients in other complex commercial matters, such as disputes relating to insurance coverage, oil and gas title and leasing, shareholder conflicts, accountant malpractice, defamation, rights of publicity/privacy and antitrust.
Oberdick was previously recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in the following years and categories:
- Litigation – Intellectual Property (2021 and 2014)
- Trademark Law (2016)
- Copyright Law (2015)
- Copyright Law (2013)
Oberdick earned his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. He and his wife have three adult children, and reside in Ohio Township, Pennsylvania.
Mall has been a practicing lawyer at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP for the past 41 years. He serves as chair of the firm’s Construction Law Group and is a member of the Business and Tort Litigation and Energy, Utilities and Mineral Rights Groups. Mall concentrates his practice in construction and commercial litigation, land use, and zoning. Mr. Mall has a broad range of experience in prosecuting and defending construction-related disputes before state and federal courts, the Pennsylvania Board of Claims, the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, arbitration panels, and mediators. He has been appointed as an arbitrator by the American Arbitration Association to resolve complex construction and commercial cases. In addition, he has been appointed to mediate commercial disputes by courts and litigants. Mall serves as solicitor to the Hampton Township and Green Tree Borough Zoning Hearing Boards.
Mall earned his J.D. from University of Notre Dame School of Law School in 1978, M.B.A. from University of Notre Dame in 1978, and B.B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1974. He and his wife have two adult children, three grandchildren, and reside in Allison Park, Pennsylvania.