Brief Summary of Education and Experience
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania – 1977
District of Columbia Court of Appeals – 1978
Supreme Court of the United States – 1981
Supreme Court of Arizona (by Examination) – 2009
Also admitted in Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third, Sixth, Eighth and Ninth Federal Circuits; and United States District Courts in Arkansas, California, the District of Columbia, New York and Pennsylvania.
The National Law Center, George Washington University (1974 – 1977)
Juris Doctor, 1977
Carnegie-Mellon University (1969 – 1973)
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) 1973
Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Editor-in-Chief, Tartan (Student Newspaper)
Rated “A/V” for legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale Hubbel since 1990.
Nov. 1998 – Present
Chairman of small litigation firm with practice concentrated in commercial contracts; commercial torts; land use, zoning and eminent domain; shareholders’ rights; fiduciary relations; and employment matters.
Nov. 1992 – Oct. 1998 – Wile, Georgiades, Homyak & Norkus, P.C.
Principal in seven attorney litigation firm with significant concentration in commercial torts and cases of breach of fiduciary duty.
May 1987 – Oct. 1992 – Hess, Reich, Georgiades, Wile & Homyak, P.C.
Principal in 14 attorney firm. Predecessor firm to Wile, Georgiades, Homyak & Norkus, P.C.
Jan. 1985 – May 1987 – Partner, Rothman, Gordon, Foreman & Groudine, P.A.
Associate and partner at 30 attorney firm in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Jan. 1980 – Jan. 1985 – Associate, Samuel J. Reich & Associates, P.C.
Associate at six attorney litigation firm.
May 1977 – Jan. 1980 – General Counsel, Action On Smoking and Health (ASH)
Associate counsel, later promoted to General Counsel, to public interest litigation group dedicated to the problems of smoking and health (Washington, D.C.)