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July 2018

Manoj Jegasothy Selected to National List of The Business Journals Influencers

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani Pittsburgh Office Managing Partner Manoj Jegasothy has been selected to the national list of Business Journals' notable attorneys in their Influencers: Law issue. This special section spotlights 100 executives who are having an impact on business and legal matters in communities across the nation.

Jegasothy was among these 100 nationally recognized executives who represent both large, nationally known firms and smaller, locally focused businesses. He was one of three Pittsburgh attorneys selected to this national list of influencers; the other two local attorneys are Peter Kalis of K&L Gates and Justine Kaznica of Babst Calland.

The three Pittsburgh attorneys to make this year's national list have also been featured in the Pittsburgh Business Times. In January 2018, Jegasothy was featured in the Pittsburgh Business Times' Personalities of Pittsburgh.

These executives were identified in conjunction with editors and staff writers across The Business Journals’ network of more than 40 publications, including the Pittsburgh Business Times. Each has been featured as part of The Business Journals’ continuing coverage of the newsmakers in those cities. These are executives to know for entrepreneurs and companies that are looking to expand their businesses to new locations or to grow further in the cities in which they are now operating.

In addition to Jegasothy's role of Managing Partner, he is East Coast Chair of the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group, a member of several other litigation related sections, and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He maintains a diverse practice and has extensive experience in commercial business and corporate litigation, class action and civil litigation, health care law and litigation, construction litigation, intellectual property and trade secret litigation, employment litigation, creditors' rights, toxic torts and insurance coverage disputes.

Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 800 lawyers in 51 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country. Additionally, in 2018 Law360 ranked the firm among the top 40 largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm among the top 45 on its Diversity Scorecard.

S. Manoj Jegasothy