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Del Sole Cavanaugh Stroyd LLC

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Throughout his career as a litigator, Mr. Stroyd has handled a wide array of matters involving commercial disputes, the formation and dissolution of businesses, breaches of contract, corporate waste, the sale and disposition of properties, restrictive covenants, the valuation of assets and business opportunities, product liability litigation, construction disputes, and more. His experience in these areas has taken him into courts and before arbitration panels around the country, representing major corporations, financial institutions, and individual entrepreneurs.
Stroyd frequently serves as a Mediator, Arbitrator and Early Neutral Evaluator, both privately and for the federal courts. As such, he is certified by the Federal Bar Association in Mediation and has been appointed as a Special Master for discovery in various complex cases.
He is the General Counsel of the Material Handling Industry, a trade association of 700 manufacturers which is based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and advises small businesses on their operations including commercial transactions, employment issues and more.
After graduating from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, with an A.B. in economics, Stroyd entered the School of Law of the University of Pittsburgh. He received his J.D. after having served as a U.S. Naval Legal Officer during the Vietnam War.
Mr. Stroyd is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. He is the past president of the Academy and of the Allegheny County Bar Association and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in four (4) categories for the past ten (10) years, in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, in The Best Lawyers in Pittsburgh. He has held the highest “AV Preeminent Rating” in legal ability and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell for the past 30 years.
He serves on the Advisory Committee for Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Commission for Justice Initiatives and has planned and lectured at various seminars relating to commercial litigation, construction law, products liability as well as trial and appellate practice and was in charge of training the litigation attorneys and paralegals at “Reed Smith University” as the Dean of its School of Law.
Active in the community, Mr. Stroyd has been a director of various civic and nonprofit organizations including service as President of the Mt. Lebanon School Board and of the Center for Theater Arts Board as well as Chair of the Mt. Lebanon Hospital Authority and its Zoning Hearing Board. He currently serves as Chair of the Board of Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc. and serves on the Board of the Material Handling Industry Education Foundation. He recently completed service on the boards of the Senator John Heinz History Center and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.
Amer Col of Trial Lawyers – Fellow
Academy of Trial Lawyers of Ally Co. – Past-Pres. & Bd. of Govs
Ally Co Bar Association – Past-Pres.; Judiciary Com. (former Chr) & Civil Ltgn Council (former Chr)
Fed Mediation Prog – Cert'd Mediator, Arbitrator, & Early Neutral Evaluation
PA Bar Asso. – Advisory Member - Cmsn for Justice Initiatives
PA Supreme Ct’s Civil Pro Rules Com. – Past Mmbr
Bar Admissions
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania;District Court for the Western District of PA;Court of Appeals for 3rd
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 Legal Services  Employment Law
 Business Law  Injuries & Accidents
 Commercial Law and Contracts  Negligence
 Construction (Accidents, Disputes)  Online / Video Legal Consultation
 Contract Disputes  Personal Injury
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