Gretchen A. Mundorff

Partner

Gretchen is a founding partner of the firm.  She is a talented, accomplished and adept litigator who concentrates her practice on general civil litigation with a particular emphasis

on complicated and contentious cases in the areas of personal injury, including medical malpractice, domestic relations, municipal law, and zoning. She repeatedly and successfully has represented clients before administrative agencies, courts of first instance, and appellate courts.

Gretchen served as the solicitor for the Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board for 25 years and served as the solicitor for the City of Connellsville, Connellsville Township, Connellsville Airport Authority and Dunbar Borough. Gretchen currently serves as the solicitor for Dunbar Borough/Township Sanitary Authority and Saltlick Township.  In 2010, Gretchen was elected President of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and served as only the second woman president in the Bar Association’s 116 year history.

 

  • Fayette County Bar Association, Vice President, Directo,r and Member

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Past President, Past Secretary, Past Governor, Past Young Lawyers Division Chair

  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Past Board Member

  • Pennsylvania Bar Foundation – Life Fellow

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Continuing Legal Education Board, Past Chair and Board Member

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Disciplinary Board Hearing Committee, Board Member and Past Hearing Officer

  • American Bar Association, Past Pennsylvania Delegate to House of Delegates

  • American Bar Foundation –Life Fellow

  • American Red Cross Coldren Award for Volunteer Service

  • Athena Award

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association – Anne X. Alpern Award

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association – Chief Justice Flaherty Award

  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute Continuing Legal Education, Lecturer and Course Planner

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

  • Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow

  • United States House of Representatives Distinguished Citizen Award

 

Community Involvement

  • Albright United Methodist Church, Past President United Methodist Women, Church Council, Sunday School teacher and Chancel Choir member

  • American Heart Association, Past Director

  • Art Works Regional School for the Arts, Past Director

  • Connellsville United Way, Past Director

  • Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce, Director and Past President

  • Pittsburgh Family Health Council, Past Director

  • Rotary Club of Connellsville, Director and Past President

  • Uniontown Harmarville Rehabilitation Advisory Board, Past Director

  • Westmoreland County United Way, Past Director

 

Practice Areas

  • Family Law

  • Civil Litigation

  • Personal Injury

  • Municipal Law and Zoning

 

Education

College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D.

American Trial Lawyers’ Association; Delta Theta Phi; Law Clerk at Eastern Virginia State Mental Hospital

Chatham University, B.A., Summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Mortar Board

Major – Psychology, Received the Psychology Award at Graduation

Admissions

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania