HKQ Attorneys Inducted Into MDAF
Attorneys Donald C. Ligorio and Michael A. Lombardo III of the law firm of HKQ Law have been inducted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious trial lawyer groups in the country.
Fewer than 1 percent of all attorneys nationwide have been inducted into the MDAF, which is limited to attorneys who have won million-dollar jury verdicts and settlements. Ligorio and Lombardo join HKQ Attorneys Joseph A. Quinn Jr. and Michelle M. Quinn as members of the MDAF.
Ligorio, who is a partner in HKQ, focuses his practice on worker’s compensation, personal injury, medical malpractice, premises liability and product liability litigation. Lombardo, who is also a partner, focuses on personal injury, auto accident and medical malpractice litigation.
Ligorio, who was a member of the first class to be certified as a specialist in workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, has been designated a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in workers’ compensation every year since 2007. A 1989 graduate of the University of Scranton, he earned his law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law. He is an active member of the bar associations in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, where he is a member of the worker’s compensation and auto law sections. Ligorio has also been active with Lackawanna Pro Bono Inc. for more than 10 years, and has been the recipient of numerous pro bono awards for his work representing needy clients free of charge.
Lombardo was recently named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 list, a new professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. A graduate of King’s College and Dickinson School of Law, he was named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list in 2008, 2010 and 2011.
He is a member of the Pennsylvania and Luzerne County bar associations, and the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. He is a member of Pittston City Council, president of the board of the Pittston YMCA and a member of Downtown Tomorrow, which has been instrumental in revitalizing downtown Pittston. A graduate and board member of Leadership Wilkes-Barre, Lombardo is a member of the Italian American Association of Luzerne County and the Pittston Tomato Festival Committee. He also is a member of the Pittston City Fire Department, and a member and past vice president of the Greater Pittston Ambulance and Rescue Association.
HKQ Law, PC, headquartered in Kingston with offices in Scranton, specializes in personal injury litigation and offers a wide array of legal services to businesses and individuals.