Construction Law Email Attorney John E. Lippl  
Demystifying The Construction Process Since 1991

 JOHN E. LIPPL, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Pittsburgh, PA -- Present

 BUCHANAN INGERSOLL P. C., Pittsburgh, PA -- 1998 - 2001 Senior Attorney - concentrating in legal matters impacting engineering, architecture and construction

 UNITED STATES NAVY, Rota, Spain -- 2000 Lieutenant, U.S. Navy Seabees - reserve officer recalled in support of Kosovo Operations

 THE COWPER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., Charlotte, NC -- 1998 General Counsel/Project Manager - concentrating in commercial construction matters

 BURNS, WHITE & HICKTON, Pittsburgh, PA -- 1997 - 1998 Attorney - concentrating in legal matters impacting engineering, architecture and construction

 JOHN E. LIPPL, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Pittsburgh, PA 1995 - 1997 Attorney - sole practitioner concentrating in corporate, commercial and construction matters

 KIRKPATRICK & LOCKHART, Pittsburgh, PA 1991 - 1995 Attorney - involved in all aspects of commercial, construction and insurance coverage litigation; counseled clients; developed pleadings and litigation strategy; presented motions; conducted discovery; participated in trials and arbitration hearings

 MCDEVITT & STREET CO., (now Bovis Lend lease) Charlotte, NC 1987 - 1988 Project Manager - managed $13 million hospital building project; negotiated contracts; scheduled work; controlled budget; interpreted documents; generated correspondence; and marketed construction services

 RENTENBACH CONSTRUCTORS, Knoxville, TN 1985 - 1987 Project Manager - managed $1 million to $5 million projects in Tennessee, North Carolina, Texas and Georgia



    Grade Point Average: 3.43
    Class Rank: Top 5%
    Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1991
    Admitted to PA Bar - 1991; NC-1999
    Tennessee Law Review
    Labor Law Moot Court Team


    University Park, PA
    Grade Point Average: 3.58
    B.S. in Civil Engineering - 1985
    Graduation with Honors
    EIT - Tennessee
    PE - Pennsylvania


Enjoys running, restoring vintage homes and service in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Attorney John E. Lippl   |   806 Washington Road   |   Pittsburgh, PA 15228   |   Phone: 412-341-7820   |   Fax: 412-341-7854   |   Email: