Reid B. Roberts

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky
 | Four Gateway Center, Suite 2200, 444 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-281-5423
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Reid B. Roberts, a shareholder and former managing partner of Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky, is the head of the firm’s divorce and domestic relations practice. He has practiced family law for more than 30 years. Reid provides the highest level of professional service to protect the interests of his clients and their families. He is a respected advocate, negotiator and litigator, and one of only approximately 70 members selected to the Pennsylvania chapter of the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, whose mission is to promote the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.

Reid is widely known for his skill in handling complex cases, which frequently involve issues of valuation of tangible and intangible assets, including interests in professional practices, businesses, real estate, retirement and personal property, such as jewelry, artwork and collectibles. His cases also often involve complex alimony, spousal support, child support and custody issues. Reid’s hands-on approach includes working closely with forensic accountants, business valuation experts, real and personal property appraisers, psychologists and other experts.

Reid represents a wide variety of clients, from business executives and professionals to owners of small companies and skilled tradesmen. He has represented executives in some of Pittsburgh’s largest corporations as well as University professors, physicians, entrepreneurs, consultants, clergy, teachers and police officers . Reid often represents fellow lawyers, as well as the spouses of lawyers who may feel intimidated by the legal process. His clients include foreign-born professionals with connections to Western Pennsylvania from countries such as Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Israel, Mexico, Pakistan, Ukraine and Russia.

Before joining SMGG, Reid served as a law clerk for Judge Lawrence W. Kaplan of the Family Division of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas in Pittsburgh, and was in private practice with a local law firm.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law


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Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2018

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About Reid Roberts

Admitted: 1984, Pennsylvania

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Honors and Awards:

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Allegheny County Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Strathmore's 2010 edition of "Who’s Who"

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association's Publications Committee
  • Past Master, Executive Committee, American Inns of Court - Pittsburgh Matrimonial Inn of Court Chapter
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1992
  • Pennsylvania, 1984
  • Past Elected Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association Family Law Council
  • Chair, Judicial Opinions Committee, Allegheny County Family Law Council
  • Past Elected Member, Allegheny County Family Law Council
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, Family Law Sections, Allegheny County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Fox Chapel School Board Citizen's Advisory Committee
  • Member, Board of the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Vice President, Jewish Residential Services
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Rodef Shalom Congregation

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • AV Preeminent Rating

Educational Background:

  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1981
Office Location for Reid B. Roberts

Four Gateway Center, Suite 2200
444 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: 412-281-5423


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Last Updated: 1/8/2018

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