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Michael  R. Lettrich

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Civil Rights
Employment Law
Life Sciences, Drug and Device Litigation
Nursing Home Litigation

EDUCATION

University of Pittsburgh B.S. in Biology with minor in Chemistry, 1994

Widener University School of Law J.D., Law Review, Trial Advocacy Honor Society, 1997 

ADMISSIONS

Pennsylvania, 1997

West Virginia, 1999

United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Supreme Court of the United States

Michael R. Lettrich
Senior Attorney
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: 412-315-7272
Fax: 412-315-7273
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  • Michael R. Lettrich Speaking & Writing
     

    Speaking Engagements

    • Lecturer, "Inmate Mail", County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Prison Risk Management Workshop, May 23, 2019.
    • Lecturer, "Civil Rights Issues Impacting Counties: Municipal Liability, Medical Care Cases in County Prisons and Other Hot Topics in Prisoner Litigation", County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Academy for Excellence in County Government, October 4, 2018.
    • Lecturer, "Strip Search Update", County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Prison Risk Management Workshop, May 24, 2018.
    • Lecturer, "Civil Rights, Employment and General Liability Considerations Relating to Task Force Agreements and Other Contracts with Municipal Entities", County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, County Risk Managers Council Meeting, November 15, 2017.
    • Lecturer, “Expanding Civil Rights Liability for Medical Care”, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Solicitors’ Conference, May 12, 2017
    • Lecturer, “Jail Operations and Litigation”, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Prison Risk Management Workshop, 2017
    • Lecturer, “Civil Rights”, Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Annual Convention, July 14, 2016
    • Lecturer, “Expanding Liability in Inmate Civil Rights Lawsuits”, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Prison Risk Management Workshop, May 26, 2016
    • Lecturer, “County Officials’ Liability for Inmate Medical Care under Federal and State Law,” County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Academy for Excellence in County Government, 2014.
    • Lecturer, “Alternative Dispute Resolution”, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, 2013
    • Lecturer, “Effective Depositions”, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Prison Risk Management Workshop, 2012
    • Lecturer, “The 2012 Amendments to the Oil & Gas Act", County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Academy for Excellence in County Government, April 2012
    • Lecturer, Marcellus Shale 101”, ACBA Western Pennsylvania Lawyer Continuing Legal Education Series, 2011
    • Lecturer, “Constitutional Rights of Female Inmates”, Pennsylvania County Corrections Association Fall Conference, 2010

    Writings

    • “What Causes of Action Can Pennsylvania Plaintiffs Pursue Against Manufacturers of Generic Pharmaceuticals in the Wake of Mutual Pharmaceutical, Inc.  v.  Bartlett?”, Counterpoint Magazine (Pennsylvania Defense Institute), 2013.
    • “The Effect of the McDonnell Douglas Burden Shifting Analysis in ADEA Cases”, Counterpoint Magazine (Pennsylvania Defense Institute), 2009.
    • Case note, Popowsky v. Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission: The Supreme Court Hold That the Costs of Decommissioning TMI-2 may be Classified as “Operating Expenses” Properly Chargeable Consumers, 5 Widener J. Pub. L. 865 (1996).