As a partner in the Construction & Surety Industry and Real Estate Practice Groups, Ms. Koerbel concentrates her practice in construction, land use and zoning, and commercial litigation. Ms. Koerbel also litigates personal injury actions on behalf of construction companies and provides counsel on employment and labor issues in the construction industry. She has a broad range of experience both prosecuting and defending construction claims in federal and state court, as well as alternative dispute forums such as the American Arbitration Association. Ms. Koerbel represents general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in her construction practice. Prior to joining Blumling & Gusky, Ms. Koerbel was an associate at a mid-size law firm where she practiced in the areas of commercial and construction litigation, general defense litigation and occupational illness litigation.
Ms. Koerbel also participates in various pro bono activities in the community. She has provided legal services as a volunteer for the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASAP), provided legal representation to victims in PFA actions, and is currently a volunteer for the Claay Program.
Ms. Koerbel is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, its Construction and Surety Section and the Women in the Law Committee, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the West Virginia Bar Association. Ms. Koerbel is also a member of the National Association of Women in Construction.
Ms. Koerbel received her B.S., with distinction and honors, in 1993 from the Pennsylvania State University where she was a member of the University Scholars Program. She received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, cum laude, in 1996 where she was a member and associate editor of the University’s Journal of Law and Commerce. She is admitted to practice law at both the federal and state levels in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Ms. Koerbel was named as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in 2010.
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