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H. W. Turner

Of Counsel
+1.412.355.6478
Fax +1.412.355.6501
Mr. Turner concentrates in complex commercial litigation.  He has handled litigation involving toxic tort, trust and probate claims, defamation, antitrust, railroad law, product liability, RICO, ERISA, as well as international litigation.  Mr. Turner has trial and appellate experience throughout the United States, including appearances before the United States Supreme Court.

Professional Background

Mr. Turner joined K&L Gates in 1964.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers (Fellow)
  • American Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • American Judicature Society (Member)
  • American Law Institute (Member)
  • American, Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations (Member)
  • Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (Chairman, 1995-2008)
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Fellow)

Civic Activities
  • American Heart Association, Director (1993 - 2003)
  • Benz Foundation Chairman (1986-present)
  • Fox Chapel Volunteer Fire Department, Firefighter
  • Foxwall Emergency Medical Service, Inc. Director, (2007 - present)
  • Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Trustee and Vice Chairman
    (1995 - 2006, 2007-present)
  • Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Director (2000 - 2004, 2007-2009)
  • Pittsburgh Opera, Executive Vice-President, Director and Past President (1985-present)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Trustee, 1995 - 2003)
  • Wilson College, Trustee (1979 - 1991), Secretary (1980 - 1991)