Stuart Gaul is Of Counsel to the Firm. Mr. Gaul concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, including business disputes, contract matters and disagreements about unfair competition and intellectual property. He has appeared before state and federal courts, before administrative bodies and in arbitration proceedings. He also has experience in estate litigation, zoning matters, and matters concerning property tax exemption and assessment.
Mr. Gaul received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Yale University in 1987. He received his Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, in 1994 from the University of Pittsburgh, where he served as a managing editor of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review. Prior to entering private practice, he served for two years as a judicial law clerk for Judge Sean McLaughlin of the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Gaul was selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list for 2014 for commercial litigation. Only five percent of the lawyers in Pennsylvania were selected to the Super Lawyers list.
Mr. Gaul is the co-author of a chapter on the admissibility of electronic evidence that has appeared in all three editions of the book eDiscovery, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. He has also published in the CPA Journal, the publication of the Pennsylvania Association of Certified Public Accountants. He has presented for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Mr. Gaul is the secretary/treasurer of the Honorable Amy Reynolds Hay American Inn of Court and the vice-chair of the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Sole and Small Firm Section. He is also a member of the American Bar Association. He is the treasurer of the Wilkins School Community Center, which is located in the Regent Square area of Pittsburgh and Swissvale. He is a former president and governor of the Yale Club of Pittsburgh.