PITTSBURGH- LAWFUEL – Law News Network -W. Scott Hardy, Esq., a director at Cohen & Grigsby, P.C., has been selected as a 2006 Pennsylvania Rising Star by Law & Politics, the publishers of Philadelphia Magazine.
W. Scott Hardy is a Director in Cohen & Grigsby’s Labor and Employment and Employment Litigation Groups. He has counseled and defended clients in a broad array of industries including healthcare institutions, public and private colleges and universities, financial institutions, professional services firms, manufacturing firms, retail companies, transportation and materials management companies, public authorities and commissions, and local municipalities. Mr. Hardy co-chairs the Firm’s Recruiting and Associate Development Committee. Mr. Hardy earned his B.A. in Economics and Political Science (magna cum laude) from Allegheny College in 1993 and his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School in 1996. He is admitted to the bars of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, and Federal Bar Associations and the American Healthcare Lawyers Association. Mr. Hardy serves as President of the American Inns of Court, W. Edward Sell Chapter (Pittsburgh) and as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Good Samaritan Hospice of Pittsburgh and is a member of the Membership Standards Committee of the Greater Pittsburgh Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Rising Stars are chosen by their peers as being among the top up-and-coming lawyers (40 years old or younger, or in practice 10 years or less) in the state, and only 2.5 percent of Pennsylvania attorneys receive this honor each year. The selection process includes peer nominations and independent research on candidates.
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