TMA Pittsburgh 2024 Awards Luncheon

Fairmont Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA   Visit Website
Wednesday, April 17, 2024 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM   iCalendar Eastern Standard Time

We are honored to highlight the exceptional accomplishments of two distinguished awardees during the TMA Pittsburgh Awards Luncheon on April 17th. We invite you to join us in acknowledging their outstanding contributions to both the corporate restructuring industry and TMA Pittsburgh. We look forward to commemorating their noteworthy achievements within the turnaround community. 


George Snyder



George Snyder

 Stonecipher Law


George Snyder, a seasoned legal professional, joined Stoncipher in 1988, dedicating his career to the intricacies of commercial bankruptcy and insolvency law. Renowned as one of Pennsylvania's foremost bankruptcy lawyers, he has earned national acclaim as one of the top practitioners in bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights.

With a wealth of experience, George has adeptly navigated the complexities of both debtor and creditor representation in bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy workout cases. His impact extends across regions, including Central Pennsylvania, Delaware, Ohio, New York, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Businesses across diverse industries and sizes have entrusted George for his legal expertise in a broad spectrum of corporate matters. His counsel spans from negotiating and drafting agreements for asset transactions to advising on corporate naming rights agreements. George Snyder stands as a distinguished professional, deserving of recognition for his outstanding contributions to the field.


George Snyder



 David Duffus



David Duffus is a highly accomplished forensic accountant with over 25 years of expertise spanning diverse industries. Renowned for his impactful contributions, he has been engaged as an expert on over 100 occasions, showcasing his unparalleled proficiency.

David's extensive experience includes more than 90 testimonies as an expert in depositions, trials, and alternative dispute settings. He has played a pivotal role in cases involving disputed values reaching up to $275 million and project values exceeding $300 million. Additionally, he has served as an arbitrator and neutral accountant in post-acquisition and valuation-related disputes.

Since 1992, David has specialized in complex litigation services, forensic accounting, and valuation services for businesses ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Throughout his career, he has collaborated closely with legal counsel across all phases of the litigation process, offering expert witness and deposition testimony in state and federal courts, as well as alternative dispute settings.

Before joining HKA, David spent nearly 17 years at Baker Tilly, where he ascended to partner in the Global Forensics & Litigation Services practice. His expertise extends to quantifying damages in complex commercial disputes, encompassing intellectual property infringement, breach of contract, tortious interference, product liability, fraud, and breaches of restrictive covenants.

David's impact goes beyond damages and valuation work. He has conducted forensic accounting analyses related to financial reporting issues, internal investigations into employee misconduct, stakeholder disputes, and project failures. A certified public accountant (CPA) licensed in Pennsylvania, David is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Turnaround Management Association. He also serves as an instructor for the AICPA expert witness training program and holds certifications in financial forensics (CFF), certified fraud examiner (CFE), accredited in business valuation (ABV), and holds a master's in accounting and finance, along with a degree in economics and political science. David Duffus stands as a distinguished professional, deserving of recognition for his substantial impact in the field.


Help us celebrate our 2024 winners by becoming a sponsor!  Click here for more information.  Questions?  Contact Kelly Szejko at or 412-228-5885.


Thank you to our 2024 Award Dinner Sponsor! 

Bernstein-BurkleyDFINGleason Stonecipher Law  



Members: $125 I Non-Members: $175

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