Brian C. Vertz, Esq., MBA, AVA
Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz, LLC, Pittsburgh
Mr. Vertz is a partner of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC, a Pittsburgh law firm devoted to family law litigation, settlement, and appeals. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2010 for family law. Mr. Vertz was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 2003 and a Super Lawyer every year since 2005. He holds credentials as an MBA and Certified Valuation Analyst, denoting proficiency in business valuation. Mr. Vertz has served on the governing bodies of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Allegheny County Bar Association Family Law Sections. He was a founding member of the Pittsburgh Matrimonial chapter of the American Inns of Court and ACBA Toastmasters, a Pittsburgh-based chapter for lawyers. Mr. Vertz is Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of the Crafton Public Library. He is a broadcast presenter and author for Family Law Update (2006-2011), one of the most-watched family law programs of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Mr. Vertz is a contributing author to Slicing the Pie: Equitable Distribution in Pennsylvania (PBI 2012), Family Law Update (2008 - 2013), Business Valuation and Divorce (PBI 2009), Tax Consequences and Estate Issues in Divorce (PBI 2012) and Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements (PBI 2008), as well as Family Law 101 (formerly Fundamentals of Family Law) (PBI 1994-2013). He publishes family law case updates on his blog at www.familylawyerspittsburgh.com. Mr. Vertz was educated at the University of Michigan (B.A. 1988), the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D. 1992), and the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business (MBA 1991). He is admitted to practice law in the State Bar of Georgia, the state and Federal courts of Pennsylvania, and the Supreme Court of the United States.