Todd D. Bowlus, a partner in the firm, grew up in Whitaker Boro, just outside of Pittsburgh. He attended Pittsburgh’s famed Central Catholic High School. Following high school, after being drafted to play Junior “A” hockey, Mr. Bowlus spent three years playing for teams in the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Bowlus resumed his academic study at The State University of New York at Fredonia and then received his law degree from The University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2002.
Having joined the firm in 2003, Mr. Bowlus quickly acquired extensive experience conducting discovery, drafting and arguing various motions, and working with fact and expert witnesses.
In 2008, Mr. Bowlus was named in a survey of his peers as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine. Rising Stars are selected based on nominations by members of the elite Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. This distinction was given to less than 2.5% of all lawyers in Pennsylvania. Mr. Bowlus has since been named a Super Lawyer, a peer influenced and research driven selection, by the same publication.
Mr. Bowlus is a member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. The Academy, which has a limited membership, is an invitation only organization comprised of the most respected trial attorneys in Allegheny County. He is also a member of both The Million Dollar Advocates Forum and The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Less than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.
Mr. Bowlus has handled and/or tried cases in numerous Pennsylvania counties including Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Clearfield, Crawford, Fayette, Lawrence, Mercer, Mifflin, Washington, and Westmoreland. He also is admitted to practice law in the State of West Virginia and has handled cases in various counties throughout the State.
Mr. Bowlus resides in the South Hills with his wife, Jodi, their daughter, Cameron, and sons, Tyler and Brody. He is a member of St. Rita’s Parish in Munhall. In his spare time, Mr. Bowlus is a volunteer coach for his kids’ baseball, hockey, and softball teams, and is active with his daughter in the YMCA Y Princess program.
- The State University of New York at Fredonia (B.S., 1999)
- The University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D., 2002)
State Bar Admission
- 2002 – Pennsylvania
- 2003 – U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
- 2003 – U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Memberships / Affiliations
- Allegheny County Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
- Tel: (412) 281-3000
- Fax: (412) 232-6688