August 19, 2021 / Press Release

Ron Hicks named Best Lawyers® 2022 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation – Real Estate

Porter Wright is proud to congratulate Ron Hicks for being named a Best Lawyers® 2022 Lawyer of the year in the area of Litigation – Real Estate in Pittsburgh.

For the past 34 years, Ron’s primary practice has been handling complex and commercial litigation in trial and appellate courts at the state and federal level, and before arbitration and mediation panels throughout the Atlantic Coast and Midwest. As a seasoned trial and appellate lawyer, he has handled matters involving real estate title disputes, oil and gas litigation, misappropriation of trade secrets, intellectual property disputes, breach of restrictive covenants, business competition matters, partnership and business owner disputes, contract and warranty claims, creditors’ rights and fraudulent transfers, estate and fiduciary liability, insurance coverage, and telemarketing and online marketing matters.  He is a member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County and a fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. 

In addition to his litigation practice, Ron represents LGBTQ+ businesses and serves as co-chair of the firm’s LGBTQ+ Business Practice Group.  Also, he has an active election law and political lawyering practice and is co-chair of the Firm’s Election Law Practice Group.

Ron has been recognized by Best Lawyers® since 2011 in Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation – Construction, and Litigation – Real Estate. This is the first year he’s been named a Lawyer of the Year. He is also recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer®, Martindale-Hubbell® as AV Preeminent and Who’s Who in American Law.