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Acheson, Amy

301 Grant StreetSuite 4300Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Updated: 05/05/2017


Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Acheson Legal offers legal services in a wide range of practice areas to help individuals, families and business owners with their most important and sensitive legal matters. Serving the Pittsburgh metro area and all of Western Pennsylvania, our law firm provides professional, high-quality representation to those with legal needs related to any of the following:

  • Business law, including contracts, nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements...

Office Info


  • 99%


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1993

Other Affiliations

  • Presbyterian Seniorcare Network, Inc., 2000 - Present (Member, Board of Directors)
  • SPCNS, 2001 - Present (Member, Board of Trustees)
  • P.L.E.A., 1982 - 1992 (Treasurer, Board of Directors)
  • R.S.V.P., Allegheny County, 1990 - 1992 (Financial Officer, Board of Advisors)
  • The Woodwell, 1992 - 1999 (Vice President, Board of Managers)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee)
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section (Member)
  • American Bar Association, 1991 (Judicial Administration Division Lawyers' Conference)
  • American Bar Association (Chair, Subcommittee on Discipline of Federal Judges)


  • Listed in Who’s Who in American Law
  • AV rated Martindale-Hubbell

Pro Bono Activities

  • Presbyterian SeniorCare Network, Inc., Board of Directors, 2000 - Present
  • ACBA, Young Lawyers’ Division, Board of Governors, Past Member
  • Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Deacon, 2001 - 2006
  • Shadyside Presbyterian Church Nursery School, Board of Trustees, 2001 - 2003
  • RSVP of Allegheny County, Financial Officer & Board of Advisors, 1990 - 1992
  • The Woodwell, Vice President & Board of Managers, 1992 - 1999
  • PLEA, Treasurer & Board of Directors, 1982 - 1992

Past Positions

  • Berger Law Firm, Shareholder, 1995 - 1999
  • Reed, Smith, Shaw & McClay, Associate, 1987 - 1995


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina, 1987
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Honors: Order of the Wig and Robe
    Honors: David G. Owen, Distinguished Professor of Law, Product Liability and Tort Theory, Research Assistant
    Honors: Henry S. Mather, Professor of Law, Contracts and Secured Transactions, Teaching Assistant Legal Writing and Research
    Law Review: South Carolina Law Review, Member, 1986 - 1987
  • Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania, 1984
    Major: Economics
  • The Ellis School



  • Listed in Who’s Who in American Law
  • AV rated Martindale-Hubbell

Office Information


301 Grant StreetSuite 4300Pittsburgh, PA 15219


  • 412-255-3701


Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards


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