Regina C. Wilson
Regina C. Wilson is the Secretary of the Allegheny County Bar Association
Ms. Wilson is a Senior Conflicts Risk Assessment Lawyer in the Office of General Counsel at K&L Gates, LLP. In this position, she assesses legal risk and provides recommendations to mitigate risk and ensure compliance with firm-wide policies and procedures. She counsels lawyers in 45 worldwide offices on legal conflicts of interest issues, strategies and related business objectives of firms.
She previously worked in the School and Municipal Law Practice group at Goehring Rutter & Boehm. Additionally, she previously served as a senior hearing committee member for District IV of the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board.
Throughout her legal career, Ms. Wilson has been involved in numerous aspects of the ACBA. She served as the President of the former Homer S. Brown Law Association and led the organization’s transition into becoming the Homer S. Brown Law Division of the ACBA. Ten years later she once again served as the Chair of the Homer S. Brown Division. Ms. Wilson helped organize the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the organization that became the Homer S. Brown Division.
Ms. Wilson also is a past Chair and Council member of the Young Lawyers Division, where she chaired the Bar Leadership Committee, co-chaired the Diversity Committee, the Children’s Holiday Party, and was a member of the Public Service subcommittee. She also is a member of the Board of Governors and Finance Committee and she has previously served on the Nominating Committee.
Ms. Wilson is significantly involved with the Allegheny County Bar Foundation, where she serves on the Fellows Committee and has served on Attorneys Against Hunger Committee.
In 2018, she was named the Outstanding Young Lawyer of the ACBA, as selected by the YLD. She also received the inaugural Young Leader Award, as selected by the HSBD.
Ms. Wilson is a 2003 graduate of Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio and a 2007 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She also holds a Diploma of French Studies from L’Université Rennes 2 in France.