Kimberly J. Kisner

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Kim Kisner is a Partner with Leech Tishman, and a member of the firm’s Employment, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Real Estate Practice Groups. Based in Leech Tishman’s Pittsburgh office, Kim focuses her practice primarily on assisting businesses with employment and human resources matters, contracts, and litigation.

With more than 20 years of legal experience, Kim regularly counsels private and public sector employers in all aspects of the employment relationship, from hiring through termination. She advises clients on employment discrimination issues, workplace and sexual harassment, disability accommodation, Family & Medical Leave Act compliance, employee handbooks, human resource policies and practices, wage and hour issues, use of temporary/leased/contract employees and independent contractors, performance appraisals, workplace investigations, drug and alcohol testing, workplace privacy issues, disciplinary action and termination, reductions in force, employment at-will/wrongful discharge, alternative dispute resolution, employment agreements, restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements, severance agreements, waivers and releases, and unemployment compensation claims.

On the real estate side, Kim practices in the areas of residential and commercial real estate, representing sellers, purchasers, landlords and tenants in a wide range of transactions including acquisitions, sales, and leases. Kim has represented more than one thousand homeowners in Allegheny County tax assessment appeals and has litigated landlord tenant disputes throughout western Pennsylvania.

Kim is a residential real estate investor in the City of Pittsburgh’s Park Place neighborhood, where she resides.

Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Kim owned and operated Kisner Law Firm, LLC, a Pittsburgh-based firm assisting clients with employment, business, litigation and real estate matters.

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Contracts
  • Labor and Employment
  • Personnel Policies
  • Personnel Training
  • Civil Litigation
  • Contract Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Tax Assessment
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Incorporation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
412-253-4026  Phone
412-261-1600  Phone
412-227-5551  Fax
University Attended:
West Virginia University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1993
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 1996
Year of First Admission:
1997, Pennsylvania; 1997, West Virginia; U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Kim is a past Chair of the Sole and Small Firm Practitioners section of the ACBA and serves as Vice President of the Greater Pittsburgh chapter of the West Virginia Alumni Association. She also serves as an Arbitrator for the Special Landlord/Tenant Arbitration Panel in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas. She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of West Virginia. She is a member of the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia Bar Associations.
Payment Information:
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  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

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