Overview

Devin is a seasoned litigator whose practice includes defending clients in high-value construction contract disputes, energy litigation, complex product liability and mass tort cases, aviation litigation, election law disputes, and antitrust challenges in multiple forums. In addition, Devin has represented clients in complex criminal suits and various high-profile and sensitive government investigations.

As a retired Marine Corps lieutenant colonel who served more than 21 years on active duty, Devin has built a robust litigation practice upon his unique skill set. Devin formulated, evaluated, and implemented legal policies during operations in dynamic and high-stress environments in the United States and abroad. As a result, Devin has a refined ability to assess case risk and provide efficient and productive advice and representation for his clients.

Devin is dedicated to advancing access to justice for all. He provides pro bono representation to at-risk and low income veterans in need of legal aid, individuals seeking asylum, and indigent prisoners filing civil rights claims.

Education

  • The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School  (LL.M., with merit, 2005)
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2000)
  • United States Naval Academy  (B.S., with distinction, 1993)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Professional Associations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, Chair; Political Action Committee, Vice-Chair; E-Discovery and Legal Technology Committee
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Aeronautical and Space Law Section, Immediate Past Chair and Section Delegate; Military and Veterans Affairs Committee

Honors & Awards

  • Order of the Coif 
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), Trial Advocacy Award 
  • Bar of the City of New York, Trial Advocacy Award 
  • Judge Wallace S. Gourley Trial Moot Court Competition, Top Advocate Award 
  • Murray S. Love Trial Moot Court Competition, Top Advocate Award 
  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation, Pro Bono Award – Veterans Legal Clinic 
  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation, Pro Bono Award – Jane F. Hepting Individual Attorney Award

Community

  • Neighborhood Legal Services Association, Board Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation, Pro Bono Fellow
  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, Steel City Scarlet and Gold Committee
  • Hampton High School Boys Lacrosse Boosters, Vice-President
  • Team RWB Pittsburgh
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • American Legion Post 548