Firm Overview

Burke Cromer Cremonese, LLC was founded in July 2013 with the guiding principle that every client is our most important client. Situated in downtown Pittsburgh, BCC offers a full range of litigation and business law services. Mr. Cremonese states, "Successful outcomes begin with a thorough understanding of our clients and their objectives. We use our litigation experiences to help our clients avoid the process in the future." Ms. Burke added, "We understand that no one likes to be involved in litigation and in many cases litigation is a last resort. Our goal is to implement strategies that will minimize the impact of litigation on our clients."

Ms. Burke is a litigator in the areas of professional liability and general liability. She represents insurance agents, brokers, real estate agents, lawyers, home inspectors, accountants and officers/directors, and his highly experienced in all general insurance defense areas including automobile law, premises liability, products liability and defending insurance carriers in bad faith lawsuits. Ms. Burke is active in a number of local and state legal associations, as well as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Professional Liability Defense Federation.

Mr. Cremonese focuses his practices on construction law, professional liability and business law. His clients have included architects, engineers and design-builders throughout all phases of the design and building, as well as real estate owners and developers and those in the energy and logistics industries. Mr. Cremonese currently serves on the Construction Section Council of the Allegheny County Bar Association and is an active member of the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects, where he frequently presents seminars related to construction law.

Mr. Cromer concentrates his law practice in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis on complex commercial litigation, employment law, professional negligence, construction law and general insurance matters. His background in complex litigation allows him to provide counsel and solve issues in a cost-efficient and timely manner. Mr. Cromer began his legal career as a judicial law clerk to Chief Judge Thomas D. Lambros of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and he has become an experienced litigator with 20-years of experience representing clients in and out of court. He is an active member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and the West Virginia Bar Association.

Mr. Mellor practices in the areas of construction litigation, commercial litigation, business disputes, and personal injury. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law, serving with the Duquesne Law Veteran's Court Clinic. Upon graduating in 2018, Mr. Mellor received the Katie Elisabeth Westbrook Award for outstanding academic achievement with a focus on trial advocacy and was inducted into the Justice Louis L. Manderino Honor Society for excellence in courtroom advocacy. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Jefferson College. 

 

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