Gretchen E. Moore

Shareholder
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Biography

Gretchen E. Moore is a shareholder and Vice President at Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky. She has been with the firm since 2004 and also serves as co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Moore’s practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation and municipal law with an emphasis on contracts, construction, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.

Ms. Moore practices in state and federal courts, before administrative boards and in arbitration and mediation proceedings. She represents municipalities in land use, zoning, ordinance and contract matters, as well as Pennsylvania Sunshine Act and Right-to-Know Law matters.

Ms. Moore is actively involved in the firm’s legal technology research and development, particularly in the areas of data management and discovery. She is chair of the firm’s eDiscovery Committee. As a certified eDiscovery specialist, Ms. Moore also served as the Secretary of the Pittsburgh Chapter of Women in eDiscovery for three years.

Before entering law school, Ms. Moore was a research associate at the Urban Institute, a Washington, D.C. think tank. She managed a variety of law-related projects, wrote dozens of publications and worked with government agencies, private companies and non-governmental organizations. Ms. Moore also spent a year with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps, where she worked in the areas of education, environment, public safety and unmet human needs.

Ms. Moore is a native of Vineland, New Jersey. She lives in South Fayette with her husband and their children.

Certifications

  • Certified e-discovery specialist, Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association
  • Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists
  • Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
  • Women in eDiscovery, Pittsburgh Chapter, Board Member
  • Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky, Vice-President, 2017-Present

Community Activities

  • GROW Pittsburgh, Board Member, 2019-Present
  • Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce, Board Member, 2015-2019
  • Crafton United Presbyterian Church, Session Member, 2010-2014

Publications

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Recognition & Awards

2016 Super Lawyer Rising Star – Business Litigation

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Education

  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • M.S., St. Joseph’s University
  • B.S., cum laude, St. Joseph’s University

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania