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Pepper Hamilton LLP
3000 Two Logan Square, Eighteenth and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2799
United States
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Construction Practice Group


Ralph A. Finizio is a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, and is partner in charge of the firm’s Pittsburgh office. Mr. Finizio practices in commercial litigation, with an emphasis on construction-related claims. Mr. Finizio has litigated cases in 21 states, the District of Columbia, the United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico, and he has served as a private and court-appointed mediator and arbitrator. He has handled disputes ranging in size from $1 million to more than $140 million on a wide array of construction projects, including water and wastewater treatment systems, coal and gas-fired power plants, highways, pipelines, transmission lines, and heavy industrial and commercial construction projects. He represents EPC contractors, equipment manufacturers, owners, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and pipeline suppliers and installers.


Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.


J.D.1982 University of Pennsylvania Law School; B.A.1979 Washington & Jefferson College.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Construction (including construction litigation)

Pepper Hamilton LLP focuses its construction practice on contentious litigation, with a strong team of lawyers specializing in trials and dispute resolution. The team counts a number of contractors among its clients, including Bechtel, Sciame Construction and Aecom. Michael Subak chairs the group from the Philadelphia office, while Pittsburgh-based Albert Bates and Ralph Finizio are also noted.