Alec B. Wright

ABW@obrien-law.net

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239 Fourth Avenue
Investment Building, Suite 2103
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222

(412) 232-4400 (Main)
(412) 232-3730 (Facsimile)

Alec B. Wright advises clients at the trial and appellate levels on civil and employee rights.  Alec’s representation includes matters such as police misconduct and systemic constitutional violations.  Alec’s representation also includes matters in employment discrimination on behalf of employees who are discriminated against because of race, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, disability, criminal background, FMLA and otherwise.  Alec further represents clients on prisoner’s civil rights issues, such as prisoner abuse, mental health and inadequate medical care.

Alec is Chair of the Civil Rights Litigation Committee for the Allegheny County Bar Association.

Alec serves as pro bono counsel in prisoner’s civil rights litigation in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Alec also serves as pro bono counsel to the Trade Institute of Pittsburgh, a Homewood-based non-profit whose mission pertains to prisoner reentry and reintegration through education culminating in trade certifications and employment.

Prior to the joining the Law Offices of Timothy P. O’Brien, Alec worked in a Pittsburgh-based commercial law firm with offices across the United States.  While employed in that firm, Alec represented clients in commercial and complex litigation.  Alec also represented clients in civil rights matters at that firm.

While studying at the Duquesne University School of Law, Alec received awards for complex litigation and class actions.  He was also a member of the law school’s wrongful conviction clinic.

Alec believes that everyone is afforded a fundamental basis of equal opportunity.  He is dedicated to the fight for equal opportunity, regardless of race, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, disability, criminal background, or any other identifier that people may use to cause something other than equal opportunity for everyone.

J.D., Duquesne University School of Law
B.S., Finance, University of Pittsburgh
Canisius College

Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. District Courts, Western and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania

Federal Bar Association
American Bar Association (Member, Civil Rights Section)
Allegheny County Bar Association (Chair, Civil Rights Litigation Committee)
ACLU Legal Committee