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Gary P. Hunt

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Co-Chair, Energy Group

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Gary is a shareholder at the firm and has been with Tucker Arensberg, P.C. for more than 30 years. For ten years, he served as the firm’s managing shareholder.

Gary’s practice consists primarily of federal and state court litigation, arbitrations, and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Much of his practice involves multi-party claims, including class action litigation. Gary has represented both individual and corporate clients in many different types of litigation and has an active mediation and arbitration practice. Gary has been lead counsel in complex litigation involving:
  • Officers and directors liability
  • Corporate disputes
  • Utility and natural resource litigation
  • Major construction, design, engineering, and environmental litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Trade secret litigation
  • Non-compete and restrictive covenant litigation
  • Lender liability
  • Negotiable instrument and other financial institution litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • RICO litigation
  • Class action litigation
  • Serious personal injury and wrongful death litigation

Representative Experience

  • Represented shareholders of several major real estate developers in shareholder disputes
  • Represented shareholders of large privately owned parking business in shareholder dispute
  • Represented national bank in class action shareholder litigation
  • Represented national banks in customer/borrower/investor class action litigation
  • Represented several banks in trust and estate litigation
  • Represented large construction company in litigation relating to large construction projects
  • Represented major non-profit in litigation arising out of board disputes
  • Represented real estate lender in claims against Veterans Administration for breach of contract
  • Represent major electric utility in major engineering and construction disputes and in the defense of serious and permanent injury and wrongful death cases
  • Represented oil and gas producer, transporter and processor in litigation against the federal government regarding drilling rights
  • Represented national alternative energy business in real estate, construction and contract litigation
  • Represented private company in trade secret litigation obtaining an injunction, damages and punitive damages
  • Represented many businesses in the enforcement of non-compete and confidentiality agreements
  • Co-Lead Counsel in withdrawal liability claim for $205 million

Presentations & Publications

  • PBI, Advanced Piercing the Corporate Veil
  • Lorman, AIA Contracts
  • Lorman, Construction Law from Contract to Closeout
  • Transmission and Distribution World, Addressing Power Quality Complaints
  • International Power Quality Conference, Managing Responses to Power Quality Claims
  • Attorney-Client and Attorney Work Product Issues for In-House Counsel
  • Managing Payment Disputes In Lockbox Collection Operations
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Proceedings-Selection, Preparation and Participation

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law (JD),
  • University of Pittsburgh Law Review
  • Order of the Coif
University of Notre Dame (BA)

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

Court of Common Pleas, Special Master
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Office Location

  • Pittsburgh

Services

  • Arbitration, Mediation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation Capabilities
  • Products Liability

Industries

  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Utilities Law

Departments

  • Commercial Litigation

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Forbes America’s Top 200 Lawyers List for 2024
  • YMCA Honoree
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Banking & Finance, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2022, & 2024
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Construction, and Trusts & Estates
  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Top Lawyer, American Lawyer
  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Top Lawyer, Corporate Counsel Magazine
  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Top, Lawyer, Top 50 Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Business Litigation
  • Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, Board of Directors
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Professionalism Award, Civil Litigation
  • Jane F. Hepting Individual Attorney Pro Bono Award, Civil Litigation

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Past President
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Board of Governors
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Past Chair, Civil Litigation Section
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Past Chair, Managing Partner Forum
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Past Co-Chair, Law Firm and Law Department Diversity Task force
  • Gender Equality Task Force, Past Co-Chair

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law (JD, cum laude)
  • University of Pittsburgh Law Review
  • Order of the Coif
University of Notre Dame (BA, cum laude)

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

Court of Common Pleas, Special Master
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Office Location

  • Pittsburgh

Services

  • Arbitration, Mediation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation Capabilities
  • Products Liability

Industries

  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Utilities Law

Departments

  • Commercial Litigation

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Forbes America’s Top 200 Lawyers List for 2024
  • YMCA Honoree
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Banking & Finance, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2022, & 2024
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Construction, and Trusts & Estates
  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Top Lawyer, American Lawyer
  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Top Lawyer, Corporate Counsel Magazine
  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Top, Lawyer, Top 50 Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Business Litigation
  • Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, Board of Directors
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Professionalism Award, Civil Litigation
  • Jane F. Hepting Individual Attorney Pro Bono Award, Civil Litigation

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Past President
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Board of Governors
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Past Chair, Civil Litigation Section
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Past Chair, Managing Partner Forum
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Past Co-Chair, Law Firm and Law Department Diversity Task force
  • Gender Equality Task Force, Past Co-Chair

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