Brian P. Cavanaugh

Location: Greensboro - NC

  • 229 South Maple Avenue
    Greensburg, PA 15601
  • Tel : 724-610-9914
  • Fax : 724-836-2038

Brian P. Cavanaugh has been a partner at the firm since 2001 and concentrates his practice in the areas of  bankruptcy, creditors’ and debtors’ rights, civil litigation and estate administration.

In 1991, Brian graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Arts in History. In 1994, Brian graduated from the Cleveland Marshall College of Law obtaining his Juris Doctorate. Upon graduating from the Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Brian became an associate of the Law Offices of Carl P. Izzo, Jr. located in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Later, Mr. Izzo and Brian formed the firm of Izzo & Cavanaugh. At Izzo & Cavanaugh, Brian’s practice focused on the areas of bankruptcy and debtors’ and creditors’ rights. During his time with Izzo & Cavanaugh, Brian filed numerous Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases. Brian also assisted Mr. Izzo, an Interim Chapter 7 Trustee, with the administration of hundreds of Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. Subsequent to Mr. Izzo’s passing in 2000, Brian, in 2001, joined the firm of Stewart, McCormick, McArdle & Sorice. In 2003, Brian became a partner in the law firm of Stewart, McArdle, Sorice, Whalen, Farrell, Finoli & Cavanaugh, LLC. During his time at the firm, Brian has continued to practice in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors’ and debtors’ rights; However, Brian has expanded and grown his practice in family law, including divorce, custody and support as well as civil litigation and estate administration.

Brian is admitted to practice before the Courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. Brian is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Westmoreland County Bar Association and the Allegheny County Bar Association. Mr. Cavanaugh is a member of and past chairman of the Westmoreland County Bankruptcy Committee, a member of the Allegheny County Bankruptcy Law Section, the Westmoreland County Family Law Committee and the Ned J. Nakles American Inn of Court.


The law firm of Stewart, McArdle, Sorice, Whalen, Farrell, Finoli & Cavanaugh, LLC, has been serving individuals, families and businesses in Westmoreland County and western Pennsylvania since 1977. With offices located in Greensburg, Crabtree and Ligonier, we offer practical, cost-effective legal advice and representation in numerous practice areas.

Since each of the firm’s attorneys concentrates on specific areas of the law, we are able to offer all of our clients a high level of legal knowledge and experience that they can utilize to reach their specific goals.