Brubaker Connaughton Goss & Lucarelli LLC (BCGL) is proud to announce the hire of Michael Hilliard as an associate attorney in the firm’s financial services department where he will support team members in all matters relating to bank lending, debt restructuring, bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, corporate governance and general business. Hilliard is originally from Homer City, Pennsylvania and relocated to Lancaster, Pennsylvania for the opportunity to join the BCGL team.
“Michael’s in-depth background in accounting and auditing combined with his legal expertise will make him an incredibly valuable member of our financial services department,” said Brett Jackson, financial services partner. “We’re honored to have a such a talented professional join our team.”
Hilliard has experience in business law, contract law, collections, estate administration, estate planning, employment law and family law. He also has extensive background in accounting and finance due to his experience as a financial and operational auditor in the steel, banking, wealth management and financial management industries. He most recently served as associate attorney at a firm in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
“As a new resident of Lancaster County, I’m looking forward to getting involved in this incredible community and becoming a part of the BCGL team,” said Hilliard. “This is a wonderful opportunity to work side-by-side with innovative leaders in the legal industry.”
Hilliard is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania. He earned his doctorate in law from Duquesne University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from Duquesne University. He is a member of the Westmoreland County Bar Association, and has served on the Westmoreland County Bar Association Family Law Committee, Westmoreland County Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Committee, Westmoreland County Bar Association Estates and Trusts Committee, and Westmoreland County Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee. He is also a recent inductee to the 2017 Indiana County Sports Hall of Fame for football.