University of Wisconsin–Madison

Richard D. Kalson

Board of Visitors

Richard D. Kalson


Richard D. Kalson, Esq. is a partner in the Construction Law Group of Benesch Friedlander. Mr. Kalson is based in Pittsburgh and works out of Benesch Friedlander’s Columbus office. He represents large contractors and specialty subcontractors on projects located throughout the country. Rick graduated from the University of Wisconsin with Honors in History in 1990. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1993. Rick is the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium and a Past President of Temple Sinai and the Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh.