Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC is a national law firm with over 375 attorneys located in offices throughout the eastern United States. The firm’s clients represent nearly every facet of the economy, including multinational corporations, small businesses, nonprofit institutions, municipalities, government agencies and individuals. The needs of our national and international clients involve us in virtually every area of the law and most industries. The firm is headquartered in Pittsburgh.

Areas of Practice

The firm’s attorneys have substantial experience in many fields of law, including:

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Antitrust and Trade Regulation
Aviation Law
Bankruptcy and Restructuring
Class Action Litigation
Corporate and Business Counseling
Dealership and Franchise
E-Discovery and Information Management
Emerging Growth and Technology
Employee Benefits/ERISA
Estate and Trusts

Food & Drug Administration Regulatory
Financial Institutions
Food Liability Litigation
Government Affairs
Health Care
Insurance Coverage and Compliance
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Litigation
International Transactions
Labor and Employment
Land Use

Marcellus Shale
Mass Tort Litigation
Mergers and Acquisitions
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Public Finance
Public Transit
Real Estate
Securities and Corporate Finance
Securities Litigation
Technology and Licensing
Technology Litigation
Trucking and Logistics
Utilities and Telecommunications
White Collar Criminal Defense


Since the firm’s formation in 1958, we have been recognized as a results-oriented firm that offers innovative and creative solutions to client problems, often through the coordinated efforts of several practice groups. We are committed to providing the highest quality of services in an effective and efficient manner. As a full-service firm, we have the resources to respond to the broad spectrum of our clients’ legal needs from all office locations.