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Frank Salpietro is the Chair of Rothman Gordon’s Commercial and Business Litigation practice and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He is a seasoned litigation and corporate/transactional practitioner representing regional, national and international clients, including individuals, family-owned enterprises, lending institutions and start-ups. Frank’s litigation experience includes complex commercial/business disputes, insurance coverage, lender liability, fraud, trade secret, real estate/leasing, gaming matters, and class actions. Frank’s class action experience has allowed him to give hundreds of thousands of individuals and consumers a voice in the courts, helping correct wrongs done to them by major retailers, banks, employers, and utility companies.  His corporate experience includes stock and asset acquisitions and sales, formation and representation of business entities, loan documentation and a wide variety of contracts and leasing.

Frank was a former judicial candidate who was recommended by the Allegheny County Bar Association as possessing “the highest reputation for integrity and the legal ability, experience and temperament to excel as a judge.” He has attained a Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale Hubbell, indicating that he is ranked at the highest level of professional excellence and has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2012. In 2012, Frank was certified as member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, The Top Trial Lawyers in America®, which is limited to fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers and is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States.

Frank earned his J.D.,  summa cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association (Civil Litigation section) and the Pennsylvania Bar Association (Gaming Law Committee and Gaming Law CLE Sub committee).

Practice Areas:

  • Business & Corporate Law
  • Commercial & Business Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Western Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit