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Bonnie is an associate in Reed Smith's Financial Industry Group, practicing in the area of Financial Services Litigation. Bonnie’s practice primarily consists of representing financial industry clients in all stages of litigation and alternative dispute resolutions, and particularly in matters involving Ponzi schemes, securities lending, consumer protection, class actions, and mortgage lending and servicing. Bonnie also has experience in general commercial litigation, including commercial tort and statutory claims, and construction disputes for companies operating across the U.S. and internationally. Bonnie completed a client secondment with TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. in June of 2014, and has an active pro bono practice. During law school, Bonnie worked as a summer associate at the firm and as a law clerk at Scottsdale Healthcare in the areas of compliance and risk management.

Civic & Charitable Affiliations

  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation – Co-chair, The Children's Trust
  • HEARTH – Board of Directors
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – Co-chair, Cinema Serenade Soiree
  • United Way of Allegheny County – Women’s Leadership Council

Notable Quotes

  •  5 October 2015, "#ItsGoodtoGive," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


  • College of William & Mary, 2013, J.D., cum laude, William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law; Graduate Research Fellow; Academic Support Program Teaching Assistant Coordinator; Torts Teaching Assistant
  • Colby College, 2010, B.A., Government, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Sigma Alpha (The National Political Science Honor Society); Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs & Civic Engagement, Advisory Board Member; Research Assistant to Professor L. Sandy Maisel, Professor of Government; Study Abroad Program - Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy (Fall 2008)

  • Pennsylvania

  • State Supreme Court - Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania

  • Allegheny County Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division, Arts and the Law Committee
  • American Bar Association - Facilitator for ABA Women Rainmakers Spring 2016 Program

  • Italian