Thomas E. Birsic

K&L Gates LLP
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law (1979)
B.B.A., University of Notre Dame (1976)

Mr. Birsic, who has been a lawyer with K&L Gates since 1979, currently serves as the co-leader of K&L Gates’ global litigation and dispute resolution group and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.  Mr. Birsic maintains an active trial, arbitration and counseling practice focused principally on complex commercial and insurance coverage litigation.  Mr. Birsic has extensive jury and bench trial experience involving complex, plaintiff-oriented commercial cases.  In recognition of his extensive trial work, Mr. Birsic has been inducted as a Fellow of both the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

The death of my beloved sister to pancreatic cancer made me realize the need to support research into the causes and cure for pancreatic disease.

  • Board of Directors of the United Way of Allegheny County (Member: 1999-present) and Member of its Governance Committee
  • In 2003, Catholic Charities presented Mr. Birsic with its Caritas Award for Service in recognition of his public service