Henry Sneath '80 was recently installed as president of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar (www.dri.org), an international organization of 22,000 civl defense trial counsel, commercial litigation attorneys, and corporate counsel. He will also serve as the principal spokesperson for DRI’s Center for Law and Public Policy. Sneath has previously served as both second and first vice-president of DRI, as a member of the Board of Directors, and as chair of the Commercial Litigation and Public Policy Committees.
"I am honored to serve as the President of DRI," Sneath said. "DRI is poised for growth as we enter 2012 and offers unparalleled membership value and education offerings to attorneys across the country. DRI will focus on creating and enhancing new products and services to facilitate professional growth by our members. We also plan to enhance our brand, public relations, amicus curiae and advocacy efforts with increased focus and attention on the issues that matter most to our members and the defense bar."
Sneath is a principal shareholder at the Pittsburgh law firm Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. (www.psmn.com), specializing in patent, trademark, pharmaceutical and products liability, insurance coverage and business litigation.
At Hamilton, Sneath majored in English Literature and Economics with a minor in Rhetoric. He played men's squash. He went on to Duquesne University, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1983.