Attorneys

Ralph E. Cindrich

Ralph Cindrich

Ralph Cindrich is a member of the Texas and Pennsylvania bar. He was a 1972 5th round NFL draft choice and played professional football with the Houston Oilers and the New England Patriots for four years from 1972 to 1975. Ralph played collegiately at the University of Pittsburgh where he was a two-sport All-American and All-East in football (1969, 1971) and wresting. He went to South Texas College of Law while playing with the Oilers in 1975 and started representing players in 1977. Ralph is a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated Attorney, the highest attorney rating. He is on the list of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Who’s Who, and others. His legal experience includes business law, murder trials, and Tax Court litigation. Ralph is also an expert witness; retained in such notable cases as OJ McDuffie, Kory Stringer, and the David Griggs death case. He has spoken at numerous Bar Association functions, law schools, and colleges.

He is hosting and teaching an ABA accredited summer sports law program in Florence, Italy starting in late June of 2010 in conjunction with South Texas College of Law. A CLE Sports Law Program for attorneys is also being planned. Ralph has twice been named “100 Most Powerful in Sports” by Sporting News, and listed among the Top NFL agents by Pro Football Weekly, USA Today, and several other media outlets. He resides in Pittsburgh, Pa. with his wife of 33 years, Mary Rose, and has two children, Michael and Christina. Michael, a former D.A., now practices as a defense attorney in San Diego, Ca. while, Christina, is an actress and TV News Broadcaster and Sportscaster in Boone, N.C.

Matthew D. Vaughn

Matthew Vaughn

Matthew D. Vaughn is a member of the Pennsylvania bar.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Politics with a minor in History from Penn State and obtained his law degree from American University, Washington College of Law in D.C.  He practices estate administration and planning, family law, sports and entertainment law, personal injury, and workers’ compensation. Matt also serves on the Board of Directors of the Dollar Energy Fund, which provides assistance to community members who struggle to afford utility services.  He resides in Mt. Lebanon with his wife, Jennifer.