Douglas C. Hart is a Member of Burns White, practicing in the firm’s Litigation Group.  An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Hart has a broad reaching litigation practice, handling family law and healthcare-related matters, commercial litigation, employment, real estate and construction matters.

While maintaining a diverse litigation practice, he has also represented clients in divorce and custody proceedings, including equitable distribution disputes.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Mr. Hart, who is also a Certified Public Accountant, spent several years in the fields of accounting and finance.  He received both J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Duquesne University and a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Mr. Hart is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.

A lifelong resident of Pittsburgh, he is actively involved in the local community in many ways, including helping Providence Connections, Inc., a nonprofit family support center, achieve its mission of strengthening families and enriching lives as Treasurer of its Board of Directors.

Education

  • Duquesne University (J.D., 2003)
  • Duquesne University (M.B.A., 1995)
  • University of Pittsburgh (B.A., 1991)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pittsburgh Human Resources Association
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Honors/Awards

  • Selected for inclusion on the 2008-2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” lists

Community/Civic Involvement

  • Western Pennsylvania Apartment Association
    • Member, Board of Directors
  • Providence Connections, Inc.
    • Treasurer and Member, Board of Directors