Pittsburgh Mayor Gainey appoints Krysia Kubiak as city lawyer


Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey announced on Friday he was appointing Krysia Kubiak as the city’s attorney.

As an attorney, Kubiak will head the Pittsburgh Legal Department, which includes a team of attorneys specializing in corporate advice, civil litigation, labor, real estate and tax, contracts and compensation. work accident.

Kubiak previously served as Director of State Regulatory Strategy and Government Affairs for Duquesne Light Company. Prior to that, she worked as a litigator, beginning her career as an assistant attorney for Colorado.

“Krysia Kubiak brings an impressive and in-depth legal experience to the City of Pittsburgh,” said Gainey. “Krysia is not only a talented lawyer, but an active and dedicated member of our community. I am confident that her insight and valuable experience will make a significant difference in the management and direction of our city’s legal department.

She sits on the board of directors of the Pittsburgh Public Theater and the Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce.

Kubiak graduated from Swarthmore College in suburban Philadelphia and received a law degree from William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the great city of Pittsburgh as the City Counsel and look forward to working with Mayor Gainey, City Council and dedicated legal professionals,” said Kubiak said.

She plans to start working as a municipal lawyer on January 24.

The municipal council will have to confirm his appointment.

Julia Felton is an editor for Tribune-Review. You can contact Julia at 724-226-7724, [email protected] or via Twitter .


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