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H. W. Turner

Mr. Turner concentrates in complex commercial litigation and appeals. He has handled litigation involving toxic tort, trust and probate claims, defamation, antitrust, railroad law, product liability, RICO, ERISA, as well as international litigation. Mr. Turner has trial and appellate experience throughout the United States, including appearances before the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Turner joined K&L Gates in 1964.

  • Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers (Fellow)
  • American Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • American Law Institute (Life Member)
  • American, Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations (Member)
  • Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (Chairman, 1995-2008)
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Past Fellow)

Civic Activities

  • American Heart Association, Director (1993 - 2003)
  • Benz Foundation, Chairman (1986-present)
  • Fox Chapel Volunteer Fire Department, Firefighter
  • Foxwall Emergency Medical Service, Inc. Director, President (2007 – 2013)
  • Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Trustee
    (1995 – 2006, 2007-present)
  • Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Director (2000 – 2004, 2007-present)
  • Pittsburgh Opera, Director and Past President (1985-present)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Trustee, 1995 – 2003)
  • Wilson College, Trustee (1979 – 1991), Secretary (1980 – 1991)
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