Amber L. Reiner Skovdal

Senior Associate

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
412-288-4016 (Direct dial)

A litigation attorney, Amber helps commercial and technology clients find practical resolutions for their business issues – through both preventative measures and, when necessary, full-scale complex litigation.

Amber has handled diverse matters involving insurance and bad faith, products liability defense, employment disputes, trade secret disputes, intellectual property, and defense involving catastrophic accident matters. She has represented energy and construction industry clients in matters ranging from environmental compliance issues to breach of contract and negligence disputes. She also has experience representing public entities and nonprofits in various employment and shareholder disputes.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Environmental and Energy Law
  • Employee Benefits/ERISA

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Louis L. Manderino Honor Society for Distinguished Acheivement in Moot Court
  • University of Pittsburgh
    • B.A. cum laude

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association, Member, Western District Membership Chair
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2017-2018 Member - Bar Leadership Institute, Allegheny County YLD Delegate
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney, Neighborhood Legal Services