W. Alan Torrance, Jr.

W. Alan Torrance, Jr.


Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.

Recognized since 2009

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Construction Law

Litigation - Construction

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Mr. Torrance is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. He concentrates his practice in the areas of business torts and commercial litigation with a particular emphasis in construction and surety law.

His experience includes representation of owners, contractors, design professionals, suppliers, and sureties in private and publicly-funded projects. He has prosecuted mechanic's lien claims in ten states and Canada and regularly prosecutes and defends claims for contract funds, change orders, labor inefficiencies, delays, and other direct and indirect costs. In addition, he frequently prepares and revises contracts for domestic and international projects. He has served as both an arbitrator and mediator of construction disputes involving owners, design professionals, and contractors.

Mr. Torrance is Dickie McCamey's Marketing Director overseeing 155 lawyers throughout nine offices in six states and serves on the firm's Executive Committee.

Professional Accomplishments:
  • AV® Peer Review Rating (highest rating available) from Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Construction Law; Commercial Litigation.
  • Contributing Author, Performance Bond Manual, American Bar Association, 2006
  • American Bar Association – Fidelity & Surety Law Committee and Forum on the Construction Industry
  • National Bond Claims Association

Location

  • Two PPG Place, Suite 400
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5402

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh , J.D., graduated 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Affiliations

  • ABA Surety and Fidelity Law Committee - Member
  • National Bond Claims Association - Member

Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

Special Focus

  • Construction Disputes
  • Contract Review and Negotiation
  • OSHA
  • Surety

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