Fox Rothschild’s Richard Holzworth Elected to Executive Leadership Council for Tour de CureFebruary 4, 2016 – Press Releases
Richard Holzworth, a litigation attorney with the Pittsburgh office of Fox Rothschild LLP, has been appointed to the Executive Leadership Council for the Tour de Cure, the American Diabetes Association's signature fundraising cycling event. In this role, he will help plan the 2016 event in western Pennsylvania, recruit teams and participants and develop strategic partnerships with corporate sponsors.
Nationally, celebrating its 25th year, the Tour raises more than $29 million to fund research for a cure and provide information to help prevent diabetes, advocacy for those affected by diabetes and public awareness activities. This year’s local Tour will be held July 17, 2016 and include long-distance routes of between 10 and 100 miles in Butler and Lawrence Counties. Holzworth will spearhead the American Diabetes Association’s inaugural Gran Fondo, a 100-mile competitive ride raising money and awareness for diabetes.In his litigation practice, Holzworth works with businesses and individuals to resolve disputes in the areas of real estate, health care, employment and commercial contracts as well as in personal injury and products liability matters. He also volunteers in student ministries at Allegheny Center Alliance Church in Pittsburgh and provides pro bono services in federal civil rights cases on behalf of prisoners. He holds a law degree and a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University.