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Michael A. Lombardo, III – Hometown, Pittston

The Lombardo family and Pittston – synonymous. You can’t think of one without the other. When you talk to Attorney Michael Lombardo, it’s clear that no one loves his hometown more than he does.

 Attorney Lombardo’s family has a long, founding history in the town where he was born, raised and continues to live and serve. In the Early 1900’s Attorney Lombardo’s paternal grandfather immigrated to Pittston from Calabria, Italy, to work in the booming coal industry as Pittston was centered at the heart of the anthracite coal region.

Pittston also became an active railroad center in response to transporting coal out of the area. The town was home to many industries including metals, plastics, paper products, electrical equipment and beverages. For more than 50 years (the 1930’s through the 80’s) Pittston emerged as a national center for clothing manufacturing.

Generations of the Lombardo family held leadership and community service positions that helped the town of Pittston flourish into a community that is ethically rich in tradition, the arts, and economic diversity. 

The tight-knit Lombardo family would do anything for their hometown, including putting their lives on the line. Attorney Lombardo’s cousin, John, was a firefighter that gave his family, his town and his profession his all. When John lost his life in the line of duty to a devastating fire, Attorney Lombardo and his entire family felt a devastating loss. This loss was instrumental in his decision to become a Personal Injury Lawyer, and pivotal to his involvement in the community. In honor of his cousin, Lombardo is a member of the Greater Pittston Regional Ambulance Association and the Pittston City Fire Department, where he continues to serve on the board of directors. He is an active firefighter and is a state-certified emergency medical technician.

Attorney Lombardo is currently the Vice-Chairman of Pittston City Council. Formerly a president of the Greater Pittston YMCA, he continues to be active in the organization. He is also involved in numerous other community groups such as Leadership Wilkes-Barre, the Wilkes-Barre chapter of UNICO, Knights of Columbus (Third Degree), the Italian American Association of Luzerne County and the Pittston Tomato Festival Committee. He is a member of the St. Joseph Marello Parish community in Pittston.

His accomplishments as an attorney have been consistently recognized by his peers, having been selected each of the last six years as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Star. Additionally, he was recently named to the National Trial Lawyers "Top 40 Under 40" list. He received numerous academic awards while attending law school at The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. He is also an honors graduate of King's College.

Attorney Michael Lombardo resides in Pittston, the town he loves to call home.







About HKQ Law

Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn is considered one of the top civil litigation and commercial law firms that has had the privilege of representing more families in the courtroom than any other NEPA firm. The attorneys at HKQ Law have been honored as Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms by US News and World Report, and have received the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbel. HKQ Law was recently recognized for one of the top 20 Verdicts in Pennsylvania.

The firm’s Personal Injury Team, led by Attorney Joe Quinn, Jr., has won some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the region's history. The Personal Injury Team focuses on a wide array of personal injury claims and civil litigation, including medical malpractice, auto and truck accidents, aviation accidents, unsafe vehicles, dangerous or defective products, workplace injuries (worker's compensation), construction site accidents, claim denials by insurance companies, dangerous drugs, defective children's products, nursing home abuse and neglect, and falls due to unsafe conditions (slip and fall).

Attorney Joseph A Quinn, Jr. is one of only 100 attorneys in the United States (and one of only three in Pennsylvania) honored with membership in the Inner Circle of Trial Advocates, and one of only 500 attorneys worldwide chosen to be a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He has been a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since the program began and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America every year since the publication was established in 1987. Best Lawyers also named him top personal injury attorney for Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. In addition, Best Lawyers, in conjunction with U.S. News & World Report, has designated HKQ a Tier 1 Best Law Firm across multiple categories in Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley.

Since the inception of the firm, the Commercial / Corporate Team led by Attorney Allan Kluger has provided comprehensive, integrated legal services to many of Northeastern and Eastern Pennsylvania's largest corporations, businesses, banks, non-profits and institutions, handling matters involving labor and employment, wills, trusts and estate planning, estate administration, elder law, commercial transactions, residential and commercial real estate, zoning, land use and development, telecommunications, mediations and arbitrations, commercial litigation, title insurance, business planning and business succession, corporate/business structuring, employment discrimination law for employers, banking, creditor’s rights, finance, lender liability defense, covenants not to compete, construction law, mergers and acquisitions and other business matters.

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