Henry M Sneath

Henry M Sneath

Houston Harbaugh, P.C. Building Client Confidenceā„¢

Pittsburgh, PA


  • Experience 38 years of experience year
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Practice Areas

Intellectual Property
Arbitration & Mediation
Employment Law
Legal Malpractice
Products Liability
Insurance Claims
Insurance Defense
Construction Law
Communications & Internet Law
Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Intellectual Property

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Pennsylvania
    Since 1984


Mr. Sneath is a Shareholder and Director at Pittsburgh's Houston Harbaugh, P.C. law firm. He is a business litigation, IP and tort trial lawyer who has tried over 95 cases to verdict and specializes in business and commercial litigation, intellectual property, patent, trademark and copyright infringement, cybersecurity and data breach, employment litigation, products liability, industrial accidents, toxic torts and insurance coverage bad faith litigation. He is a Certified Mediator and Arbitrator and is currently serving as a Federal Court Special Master in patent infringement and complex matters. He received his J.D. degree in 1983 from Duquesne University School of Law where he now serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law teaching Trade Secret Law and the Law of Trademarks and Unfair Competition. During law school, he served as a law clerk to the Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He has been designated by his peers as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the fields of Business and Intellectual Property Litigation and is listed in 5 litigation categories of Best Lawyers in America: Commercial, Intellectual Property, Patent, Personal Injury Defense and Legal Malpractice Litigation. He was the 2011-2012 President and Member of the Board of Directors of the 22,000 member international lawyer organization DRI (Defense Research Institute), and is the former Chair of its Commercial Litigation Committee and Intellectual Property Subcommittee. He is a frequent lecturer and course planner for seminars on a wide range of business litigation, products liability, intellectual property and litigation topics. He is the former editor of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's (PBA) Civil Litigation Section newsletter magazine and Former Chair of the PBA Intellectual Property Law Section. He is Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and is a member of IADC, USLAW NETWORK, ADTA, ABA, AIPLA and PIPLA (American and Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Associations).

Professional Experience

  • Shareholder/Director
    Houston Harbaugh, P.C.
    2018 - Current

Professional Associations

  • Pennsylvania State Bar


  • Duquesne University
    1980 - 1983


  • 10/10 Superb


  • 2012 Defense Lawyer of the Year
    Pennsylvania Defense Institute (PDI)


  • DRI (Defense Research Institute)


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