Dan DeMarco is Vice President and General Counsel for The Hill Group, Inc. In the capacity of Vice President he provides leadership as a versatile and experienced member of the team and oversees human resources activities. As General Counsel, Dan advises The Hill Group on legal affairs, provides legal representation, analysis of legal issues, and administers contracts.
Dan is an Assistant Professor at Point Park University. He teaches undergraduate courses in the Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies Program and graduate courses at the Graduate Program in Criminal Justice Administration, School of Adult and Professional Studies. Dan’s coursework focuses on legal ethics, constitutional and criminal procedures, criminal law, and public policy. Dan develops curriculum for these courses and participates in decision-making around curriculum development for the criminal justice program as a whole. Dan is also an instructor for the Local Government Academy and serves as a guest lecturer annually at the Heinz School at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a former instructor at the Kaplan Career Institute in Pittsburgh. In addition to his responsibilities at The Hill Group and Point Park, he serves as Commissioner of the First Ward of the Township of Ross in Allegheny County. He was first elected to the office in November 1999 and began his first term on the Board of Commissioners January 2000. He was re-elected to a second four-year term in November 2003, and a third four-year term in November 2007. Dan currently serves as President of the Board.
Dan is a graduate of Allegheny College and Duquesne University School of Law. Dan serves as the Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the Northland Public Library. His memberships include Leadership Pittsburgh Class of XVII and the Allegheny County Bar Association.