Litigation

The litigation attorneys at Houston Harbaugh, P.C., are accomplished business trial lawyers, providing comprehensive support in litigation across a broad spectrum of matters throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and other jurisdictions upon a special admission basis. Our clients are regional and national small, medium and large companies and individuals who seek well planned and aggressive, but cost effective litigation. We counsel, we budget, we have a deep bench, we act quickly when needed and we have experienced trial lawyers who know the courts and bench. We serve regularly as local counsel for some of the largest law firms in the country when they have matters in this region.
Articles posted in Cybersecurity and Data Breach

23andMe Hack: The Legal Fallout From the Breach and What it Means in PA

In October of 2023, a hacker claimed online that they had 23andMe users’ profile information. We know this as a result of 23andMe’s required statement to the U.S....
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AI As Lawyer? Contracts Prepared By Artificial Intelligence (AI) May Cause More Problems Than They Solve

Will AI enter the courtroom or replace lawyers in legal document drafting? This question is frequently being asked these days. While artificial intelligence offers an interesting new frontier...
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Breach of Personal Information Notification (BPIN) Act Amendment Affects Local Municipalities

Important amendments to Pennsylvania’s data breach law – the Breach of Personal Information Notification Act (“BPIN” or the “Act”) – will take effect May 2, 2023. This is...
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Breach of Personal Information Notification (BPIN) Act Amendment

Important amendments to Pennsylvania’s data breach law – the Breach of Personal Information Notification Act (the “Act”) – will take effect May 2, 2023. This is an important...
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CFAA Update: The Supreme Court Provides Guidance In Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Cases

The Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision which was issued on June 3, 2021, reversed an Eleventh Circuit decision and adopted a narrow interpretation of “exceeds unauthorized access”...
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The Future Is Here: The Internet Of Things And The Law

The Internet of Things or “IoT.” What is it? Simply put, it is the ability of everyday objects to connect to the internet and send and receive data....
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Cybersecurity and Data Breach Response: IR Time and Method is Critical

Incident Response (IR) time is critical when your business discovers a data breach, cyber intrusion, email intrusion or other cyber security threat. IR time will be lengthened or rendered...
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How Law Firms Ensure Client Data Is Secure

When you seek help from an attorney, you take comfort in the fact that what you tell your attorney remains confidential. If you’re a business owner, for example,...
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3 Ways Law Firms Can Enhance Their Data Protection

Law firms must maintain and secure countless documents no matter the complexity of the case. These documents occupy a unique security space, however, as they must be readily...
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About Us

The litigation attorneys at Houston Harbaugh, P.C., are accomplished business trial lawyers, providing comprehensive support in litigation across a broad spectrum of matters throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and other jurisdictions upon a special admission basis. Our clients are regional and national small, medium and large companies and individuals who seek well planned and aggressive, but cost effective litigation. We counsel, we budget, we have a deep bench, we act quickly when needed and we have experienced trial lawyers who know the courts and bench. We serve regularly as local counsel for some of the largest law firms in the country when they have matters in this region.

Henry Sneath Pittsburgh Business Litigation Lawyer. Pittsburgh Strong.® DTSALaw® Complex Case Mediation and ADR

Henry M. Sneath - Practice Chair

Co-Chair of Houston Harbaugh’s Litigation Practice, and Chair of its Intellectual Property Practice, Henry Sneath is a trial attorney, mediator, arbitrator and Federal Court Approved Mediation Neutral and Special Master with extensive federal and state court trial experience in cases involving commercial disputes, breach of contract litigation, intellectual property matters, patent, trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, DTSA claims, cyber security and data breach prevention, mitigation and litigation, probate trusts and estates litigation, construction claims, eminent domain, professional negligence lawsuits, pharmaceutical, products liability and catastrophic injury litigation, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith claims.

Sam Simon Houston harbaugh lawyer

Samuel H. Simon - Practice Chair

As co-chair of Houston Harbaugh’s Litigation Group, Sam focuses his practice on commercial/business litigation. Sam regularly represents clients in the construction, manufacturing, oil and gas, and wholesale/retail/ distribution industries, as well as individuals in matters such as:

  • Construction litigation
  • Environmental litigation
  • Breach of contract disputes
  • Oil and gas litigation
  • Negligence
  • Restrictive covenants (non-compete agreements)
  • Civil rights
  • Collections/creditors’ rights
  • Lease disputes