Roslyn M. Litman |
Roslyn M. Litman combines legal skill, business experience and many years of advocacy in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, including the Supreme Court of the United States. She has served as adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at the University of Pittsburgh Law School, and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Federal Lawyer of the Year (1999); Roscoe Pound Foundation's Award for Excellence in Teaching Trial Advocacy (1996); Pittsburgh Law School - Distinguished Alumni (1996); Woman of the Year, University of Pittsburgh Women's Assoc. (2001); Academy of Trial Lawyers Distinguished Service Award (2004); and University of Pittsburgh, Distinguished Alumni Fellow Award (2008).
In addition, she has served as president of the Allegheny County Bar Association and of its Federal Section, and is a Charter Member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County and a past member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association and of the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Ms. Litman serves as a permanent delegate to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judicial Conference, has served on the Third Circuit Lawyers Advisory Committee, and chaired the Civil Justice Advisory Group of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the National Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union and is also active in community affairs.
Ms. Litman is cited in Who's Who Among Outstanding Americans, Who's Who in the World, and Best Lawyers in America. She received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh Law School in 1952, graduating first in her class. She received her B.A. in 1949 from the same university.