(PITTSBURGH) August 15, 2019 – Bernstein-Burkley is pleased to announce that partners, Robert S. Bernstein, Kirk B. Burkley, Kit F. Pettit and Keri P. Ebeck have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

Robert Bernstein, Co-Managing Partner, was recognized in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Litigation – Bankruptcy. This will be the 13th consecutive year that Bernstein has been acknowledged by Best Lawyers®. He has also previously been named Litigation – Bankruptcy “Lawyer of the Year” in Pittsburgh.

Kirk Burkley, Co-Managing Partner, was selected in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. This will be the 10th consecutive year that Burkley has been acknowledged by Best Lawyers®.

Also recognized were Kit Pettit, Partner, for his work in Real Estate Law, and Keri Ebeck, Partner, for her work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. This is the first year that both have been acknowledged by Best Lawyers®

Bernstein-Burkley is a highly regarded and respected Pittsburgh-based law firm with a national reach in Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Creditors’ Rights, Business and Corporate Transactions, Litigation, Real Estate, and Oil and Gas. The firm has cultivated a reputation for excellence over the course of 50 years in the business community. Bernstein-Burkley’s core purpose is to create partnerships that provide clients with a peace of mind through expert advice and zealous representation.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Lists of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.


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Kelley Gresh
Director of Operations, Bernstein-Burkley or 412-456-8113

Written by Bernstein- Burkley, P.C. on August 15, 2019

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