06/27/2019

C&W Adds Four Workers' Compensation Partners in Pennsylvania and Maryland

Cipriani & Werner, P.C. is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have recently joined the firm as Partners in the Workers’ Compensation practice group:

Katherine E. Bavoso is a Partner in the firm’s Harrisburg office.  With over 17 years of experience, she concentrates her practice exclusively in the defense of workers’ compensation claims for employers, insurance carriers and third party administrators.  In May 2019, she was named Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section.  She is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell for the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards.  Ms. Bavoso received her J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University in 2002.

Charles F. McElwee is a Partner in the firm’s Harrisburg office.  With over 35 years of litigation experience, he concentrates his practice in workers’ compensation and employment law matters.  He is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell for the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards.  Mr. McElwee received his J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law in 1981.

William M. Conwell is a Partner in the firm’s Pittsburgh office.  With over 30 years of experience, he concentrates his practice exclusively in the representation of self-insured employers and their third party administrators before Workers’ Compensation Judges of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  He is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell for the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards.  Mr. Conwell received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1986.

Curtis B. Hane is a Partner in the firm’s Maryland office.  With 25 years of experience, he focuses his practice on representing employers, insurance companies and third party administrators in workers’ compensation matters. Mr. Hane is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.  He received his J.D. from George Washington University School of Law in 1994.