Lori is a partner at Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC, practicing in the areas of construction and commercial litigation. She has experience in contract negotiation, claims for delay and inefficiency, mechanics’ liens, and all types of contractual disputes. Lori counsels clients, including owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers, on a variety of both private and public projects and represents clients in various state and federal courts, arbitration and mediation proceedings, and before state and federal administrative agencies. As a member of the firm’s Green Building and Sustainability practice group, she assists and counsels clients in avoiding and resolving issues that commonly arise on green construction projects, including those relating to certification. She also assists clients seeking certification as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise on both the state and federal levels.
Lori is a frequent contributor to her firm’s blog, Construction Law Signal, and newsletter, Construction in Brief. She is a member of the Young Lawyers Division of the Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) and the Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania (CAWP). Lori graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. degree from Shippensburg University and acquired a J.D. degree from Duquesne University School of Law.