Leigha D. Pertz

Leigha Pertz

Head Law Clerk


Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
Juris Doctor Candidate, Expected Graduation May 2025


  • National Trial Competition Team (Fall 2023-Present)
  • Criminal Law Society (Fall 2022-Present)
  • Sports and Entertainment Law Society (Fall 2022-Present)

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, August 2021

GPA: 4.0 Major/3.38 Cumulative


  • Dean’s List- Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences (2020)
  • Dean’s List- College of General Studies (2020-2021)


  • Strong Women Strong Girls Pittsburgh (2022-Present)
  • LSAT Unplugged Teaching Assistant (2021-2022)
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Daniel Schiffman

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Daniel S. Schiffman, a partner at Schiffman Firm, is a litigator who practices primarily in the fields of personal injury, product liability, and business litigation. Attorney Schiffman is licensed to practice law in all Pennsylvania state courts (60 judicial districts) and all three of Pennsylvania’s federal district courts.

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Jason Schiffman

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Jason M. Schiffman, Esq. is an experienced litigator practicing primarily in the fields of personal injury, products liability, estate litigation, and corporate litigation. Attorney Jason Schiffman has personally served as lead counsel in the litigation of over four hundred cases or claims.

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Legal Services in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

What Can Our Team Help You With Today?

From personal injury to product liability - Schiffman Firm has the legal expertise and experience to take on a wide variety of cases with a proven track record of delivering results for their clients.

Our attorneys are always ready to listen to your case. Contact us today for a free review of your case - you don't pay anything for our legal services unless you win your case.

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Burns and Hazardous Material Injuries

Our attorneys handle lawsuits and legal cases for personal injuries due to a variety of burns including:
Explosion-Related Litigation
Thermal and Fire Burn Injuries
Chemical Burns
Hazardous Material Injuries
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Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord, brain, and concussion injuries are complex legal matters - our team has experience and expertise in working with:
Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
Pediatric Brain Injries
Spinal Cord Injuries
Medical Malpractice
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Wrongful and Accidental Deaths

Negligence, in any form, can lead to a wide variety of personal injury lawsuits - sometimes it can, unfortunately, lead to death. Our team can represent the families and the estate of wrongful death victims to ensure fair compensation is received and justice is served.
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Estates, Wills, and Trusts

Navigating wills, trusts, and estates can be complicated and require attorneys experienced in understanding the various nuances and associated laws within. We provide valuable experience in:
Will and Trust Contests
Estate and Title Disputes
Recovery of Assets
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Workers' Compensation

At Schiffman Firm, we know how Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system works and — most importantly — how to make this system work for our clients.
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Business and Employment Litigation

Focused on delivering efficient and cost-effective business law solutions to small and midsized organizations - we provide ongoing counsel and legal services including:
Entity Formation (LLC)
Business Litigation
Business Transactions
Breach of Contracts
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