Attorney Profile

Claire Johnson Saénz

Claire Johnson Saénz received her bachelor’s degree with academic honors in 1982 from Binghamton University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.  She attended law school at UNC Chapel Hill, where she served as Research Editor of The North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation.  She was awarded her juris doctorate degree with honors in 1988.

Following law school, Ms. Saénz moved to Pittsburgh and spent her early legal career as an associate with the Corporate Department of a major downtown law firm.  In 1993, she left that firm to co-found a successful law practice in the Wexford area.  She established her own practice, also in Wexford, in 2013.

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  • Pennsylvania, 1988

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • American Bar Association

Peer Review

Ms. Saénz has been awarded an AV® Preeminent™ peer review rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Ratings Services.  An AV® Preeminent rating is the highest possible rating and is based on peer reviews by members of the Bar and Judiciary.  The rating indicates that the lawyers and judges with whom the attorney works feel that the attorney is among the best in the business not only for legal skills, but also for honesty and integrity.


Ms. Saénz has lived in the Wexford area since 1989.  She is married to David O. Saénz, PhD, a Licensed Psychologist.  She has two children and two step-children, and enjoys cooking, reading, writing and traveling.

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