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September 2017

William P. Bresnahan II Joins Gordon & Rees as Partner in the Pittsburgh Office

William P. Bresnahan II has joined Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani in the firm's Pittsburgh office. Bresnahan is a member of the firm's real estate and commercial litigation practice groups.

"We are very pleased to have Bill join Gordon & Rees," said Manoj Jegasothy, Pittsburgh Office Managing Partner. "Bill brings vast experience representing a wide range of clients in both real estate and commercial litigation. He will be an asset in meeting the legal needs of our clients locally and as our firm continues to expand nationally."

Bresnahan's practice is exclusively concentrated in real estate and commercial litigation, of which he has extensive experience in eminent domain, corporate and industrial tax assessment appeals, sales and use tax, non-profit tax exemptions, land use, oil and gas, construction, and corporate litigation.

Bresnahan’s strength is real estate tax assessment appeals and he has an exceptional defense record of national commercial and industrial businesses. He serves as trial counsel for North America’s largest property tax firm handling their real estate litigation, worth billions of dollars, all across the East Coast.

Bresnahan is admitted in Pennsylvania, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the United States Tax Court. He is member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association's Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee (past chairman), the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania's Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee (former member).

Bresnahan received his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and his bachelor's degree from John Carroll University.

Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 800 lawyers in 46 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country and continues to climb the ranks of both The Am Law 200 and The National Law Journal. Additionally, in 2017 Law360 ranked the firm among the top 50 largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm among the top 35 on its Diversity Scorecard.

William P. Bresnahan