University of Pittsburgh
August 28, 2002

Supowitz Named Associate Vice Chancellor in Pitt's Community and Governmental Relations Office

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August 29, 2002

PITTSBURGH— Paul A. Supowitz, who has served as an associate general counsel for the University of Pittsburgh for the past five years, has been named associate vice chancellor for Commonwealth and city/county relations in Pitt's Community and Governmental Relations Office (CGR), CGR Vice Chancellor G. Reynolds Clark has announced.

In his CGR position, Supowitz will assist the University in developing, maintaining, and enhancing its relationships with Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, and surrounding county government officials. He also will continue to serve as associate general counsel, handling legal matters pertaining to governmental relations and environmental health and safety.

Prior to joining Pitt's Office of General Counsel, Supowitz was an associate in the Pittsburgh law firm of Klett Rooney Lieber & Schorling. He is the immediate past chair of the environmental law section and is a member of the professional ethics committee of the Allegheny County Bar Association.

Supowitz earned the J.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1989 and the Bachelor of Science degree in public affairs from Indiana

University-Bloomington in 1985. While a law student at Pitt, he was managing editor of the Journal of Law and Commerce, president and a founding member of the Pitt Legal Income Sharing Foundation, and a finalist in the Murray S. Love Trial Moot Court competition.