Hon. Robert J. Cindrich is counsel in the Firm's Business Services and Litigation Departments.
Judge Cindrich also serves as president of Cindrich Consulting LLC, which he opened after serving as senior advisor to the president, senior vice president and chief legal officer of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for seven years. In these roles, Judge Cindrich advised UPMC's senior management and board of directors on key corporate governance, strategic business issues and biosecurity initiatives. Prior to joining UPMC, Judge Cindrich served on the bench of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania beginning in 1994.
Judge Cindrich also has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and at the Duquesne University School of Law.
Prior to being named to the bench, he served as chair of the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission, 1992-93; United States Attorney, Western Pennsylvania District, 1978-81; Assistant District Attorney, Allegheny County, 1970-72; Assistant Public Defender, 1968-70. While in private practice, he served as defense counsel in business and commercial litigation.
He was a Specialist IV in the United States Army Reserves from 1968-71, after which he was a staff sergeant for the United States Air Force Reserves.
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D.
Wittenberg University, A.B.,