Fayette County, Pennsylvania Business Lawyers

James Malloy
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Pennsylvania Business Law Attorney

Duquesne University School of Law3rd Circuit, 5th Circuit, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
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John R. Dingess
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Pennsylvania Business Law Lawyer

Southwestern University School of Law2nd Circuit, 3rd Circuit, 5th Circuit, Pennsylvania, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
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John P. Miller
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Pennsylvania Business Law Lawyer

Duquesne University School of LawPennsylvania
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Samantha Brutout
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Pennsylvania Business Law Attorney

Case Western Reserve University School of Law3rd Circuit, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
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Fayette County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(724) 438-3020 7 Court St
Uniontown, PA 15401
Business, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Fayette County, PA Business Law Attorney
(724) 437-0920 55 E Church St
Uniontown, PA 15401
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Fayette County, PA Business Law Lawyer
(724) 438-0910 206 Derrick Ave
Uniontown, PA 15401
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Fayette County, PA Business Law Attorney
(724) 628-7955 120 S 3rd St
Connellsville, PA 15425
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Fayette County, PA Business Law Attorney
(724) 437-2799 107 E Main St
Uniontown, PA 15401
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Fayette County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(724) 628-8180 1803 W Penn Ave
Connellsville, PA 15425
Business and Bankruptcy
Fayette County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(724) 437-2799 107 E Main St
Uniontown, PA 15401
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Fayette County, PA Business Law Attorney
(724) 626-8882 720 Vanderbilt Rd
Connellsville, PA 15425
Business and Estate Planning
Fayette County, PA Business Law Attorney
(724) 438-2544 92 E Main St
Uniontown, PA 15401
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Real Estate
Fayette County, PA Business Law Lawyer
(724) 439-3900 2 W Main St
Uniontown, PA 15401
Business and Insurance Defense
Laura M. Hillenbrand
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Pennsylvania Business Law Lawyer

The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of LawVirginia
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Jeremy K. Knaebel
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Pennsylvania Business Law Lawyer

Duquesne University School of LawOhio, Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio and U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
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Washington County, PA Business Law Lawyer
(724) 483-5502 11 Fallowfield Ave
Charleroi, PA 15022
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Westmoreland County, PA Business Law Lawyer
(724) 887-1005 1005 Loucks Ave
Scottdale, PA 15683
Business and International
Aurelius Patrick Robleto
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(412) 925-8194 401 Liberty Avenue
Suite 1306
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Consumer
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Aurelius Robleto is an experienced bankruptcy lawyer, operating a law firm in downtown Pittsburgh. While bankruptcy law has always formed the core of his legal practice, Aure knows that bankruptcy is not always the ideal solution for all of his clients and will tailor a unique strategy for each of his clients. Often a debt workout or non-bankruptcy reorganization may offer more favorable results to certain clients. In other circumstances, a receivership, assignment for the benefit of creditors, deed-in-lieu of foreclosure, workout or settlement agreement or some other arrangement to address debts may generate superior results.

A particular...
Chad M. Ostrosky
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(412) 444-8529 429 Fourth Ave., Suite 1801
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Securities
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Attorney Chad Ostrosky is a Pittsburgh native. He received Assoicates Degrees in Business & Marketing from the Community College of Allegheny County, a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources from Geneva College, and his law degree from The University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Attorney Ostrosky has handled numerous criminal and civil proceedings in federal and state courts and is experienced in all stages of criminal and civil litigation including initial appearances, arraignments, preliminary hearings, preliminary objections, depositions, due diligence matters, suppression hearings, probation & parole revocation hearings, bail hearings, pretrial conferences, pleas, settlements, and trials.

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Abbie Alejandro Rosario
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(412) 278-7314 606 Liberty Ave
Suite 317
PIT , PA 15222
Free ConsultationBusiness and Immigration
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am the Managing Attorney at Rosario Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I am currently licensed with the D.C., Oregon, Pennsylvania and Utah bars.

For six years I worked for Reza Athari & Associates, an immigration and general practice firm in Las Vegas, Nevada where I gained a vast amount of experience in writing briefs, motions and letters. I was promoted to supervising attorney and gained responsibility of five paralegals and a legal assistant. At this position, reviewed their work product, mentored and trained these six individuals as well as new attorneys that joined the firm.

From February of 2015 to July...
Frank Botta
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Washington County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(724) 776-8000 375 Southpointe Blvd.
Suite 100
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Frank Botta understands the unique issues faced by companies in the transportation industry and has decades of experience counseling local, regional, national and international clients in logistics, supply chain and transportation operations. He served as the President of The Transportation Lawyers Association (2017 – 2018), an independent, international bar association whose members assist providers and/or commercial users of logistics and transportation services, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Transportation Lawyers’ Association.

In addition to his transportation practice, Frank has extensive experience in advising and assisting clients with labor and employment matters including employment discrimination, sexual harassment,...
Henry M Sneath
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(412) 288-4013 401 Liberty Avenue
22nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Insurance Claims and Products Liability
Mr. Sneath is a Shareholder and Director at Pittsburgh's Houston Harbaugh, P.C. law firm. He is a business litigation and tort trial lawyer who has tried over 95 cases to verdict and specializes in business and commercial litigation, products liability, industrial accidents, intellectual property, patent, trademark and copyright, pharmaceutical and medical products liability, toxic torts, energy oil and gas, and insurance coverage bad faith litigation. He received his J.D. degree in 1983 from Duquesne University School of Law where he now serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law teaching Trade Secret Law and the Law of Trademarks and Unfair Competition....
Mark Sullivan
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Washington County, PA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(724) 776-8000 375 Southpointe Blvd.
Suite 100
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Business and Securities
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Born and raised in the Pittsburgh area, Mark has practiced law in Pittsburgh as counsel to businesses of all sizes for over 30 years. He represents business clients in transactions because the work focuses on the achievement of a future event—and all parties to the transaction work towards a common goal. His practice is fast-paced and provides him with experience in a number of industries.

Mark provides general corporate legal services primarily to owner-managed businesses, including family-owned businesses. His practice includes securities law, acquisitions, various forms of debt and equity financing, including investment crowdfunding and private placements; real estate transactions, including...
Frank C Walker II
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(412) 212-3878 3000 Lewis Run Road
Clairton, PA 15025
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Criminal and DUI
West Virginia University College of Law
Frank Walker is one of the most sought-after criminal defense attorneys in Western Pennsylvania. He stands by his motto of delivering real talk, real experience, and real results. Fearless in the courtroom and tenacious when fighting for his clients, Attorney Walker is highly regarded in criminal defense circles. He has handled many high-profile crimes and serious offenses, developing a proven track record of victories. In addition to criminal defense, Attorney Walker also focuses his practice on civil litigation. Attorney Walker is active in the community and frequently gives talks on education, leadership, and legal matters.
Catherine Loeffler
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Attorney
(412) 288-2262 Three Gateway Center
401 Liberty Avenue, 22nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Business, Construction, Employment and Insurance Defense
Duquesne University School of Law
I chose a career in law to satisfy my desire to help individuals and businesses in their everyday interactions. I take a results-oriented approach while being mindful of cost-effective solutions and remaining open-minded to non-traditional techniques. I recognize that there is a time for aggressive representation of my clients, and there is a time for negotiation. The client's voice is always heard, and I have the skills and experience necessary to turn my clients' aspirations into success stories.
David Meredith
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Pennsylvania Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

Western Michigan University Cooley Law SchoolU.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania
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Denise Hunkele Sullivan
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Pennsylvania Business Law Lawyer

University of Pittsburgh School of Law3rd Circuit, 6th Circuit, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
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Daniel Patrick Lynch
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Washington County, PA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(724) 776-8000 375 Southpointe Blvd.
Suite 100
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Securities
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Daniel P. Lynch, Founder and Managing Partner of The Lynch Law Group, has been a practicing attorney for more than 26 years. His areas of strength and experience include commercial litigation; securities litigation; employment law counseling and litigation; business succession planning; mergers and acquisitions and general corporate transactions.

Dan is a success-driven leader with superior organization and communication skills. He has practical business experience, a solid work ethic and brings an entrepreneurial approach to his practice of law.
Kenneth Edward Gray
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(412) 253-2831 600 Grant Street
Suite 660
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Business, Energy, International and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center
Kenneth Gray is currently the Managing Partner at Alliance Law Firm International PLLC. His specialties include serving clients in tax matters, wealth management, estate planning, small and medium size business, venture capital, private equity, and natural resources (oil and gas). Ken previously worked for Nickel Capital LLC, a global small-cap equity fund, with responsibility for investments in communications technology, energy and basic materials companies as well as consulting on corporate finance and private equity transactions. Before Nickel, Ken spent over six years as Manager, Credit and Research with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in the Investment Funds Department....
Adam H. Andrae
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Westmoreland County, PA Business Law Attorney
(412) 448-2326 131 Starboard Villa Ln. No. 315
Greensburg, PA 15601
Business, Collections, Criminal and Divorce
Ohio Northern University
I am a dedicated critical thinker who enjoys working on difficult legal issues. My commitment to serving my community has produced stellar results in client interactions and maintaining professional relations. Clients tell me I am dependable, professional, and personable, but I credit those traits to my endearment towards helping people while working in a field I enjoy.

I grew up in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania where I was heavily involved in various projects. My degrees earned were a BA in Communication from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where I was called to the honors organization of Lambda Pi Eta and sat...
Ryan D. Very
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(412) 430-0131 500 Grant Street
Suite 2900
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Business, Construction, Consumer and Tax
Boston University School of Law
Like his late grandfather, Ryan Very is a zealous trial attorney who asserts rights and promotes justice. A fourth-generation Pittsburgher, he has represented hundreds of small businesses and consumers in a wide-variety of civil litigation and criminal defense matters. Mr. Very attended a top-twenty law school. Upon graduation he was awarded a fellowship at the American Civil Liberties Union, one of the most sophisticated legal organizations in American history. He worked at the Pennsylvania chapter, which legalized same-sex marriage state-wide. A proficient litigator, he has negotiated hundreds of thousands of dollars in civil settlements, and plea bargained for the withdrawal...
Michael J. Betts
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(412) 935-7073 Suite 301B
#301B
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Legal Malpractice and Securities
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
I am the principal of Michael J. Betts LLC and have over thirty-eight years of experience handling a broad range of civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on commercial litigation and business disputes, securities litigation, FINRA arbitrations and other investment-related claims, trade secret and restrictive covenant litigation and professional negligence claims.

I also serve as an alternative dispute resolution neutral and have been selected by litigants to serve as mediator in numerous cases. I am certified as a mediator by the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. I also am on the national arbitrator rosters...
Noah Paul Fardo
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(412) 802-6666 812 Ivy Street
Shadyside
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Free ConsultationBusiness, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Noah Paul Fardo, Esq. is the managing partner of FLAHERTY FARDO, LLC. Noah Paul Fardo, Esq. is a Pennsylvania trial lawyer and the managing partner of Flaherty Fardo, LLC. He routinely handles a variety of civil litigation cases in both the state and federal courts. His practice primarily focuses on medical malpractice and personal injury law. However, he also has extensive business and real estate litigation experience. Born and raised in the North Hills area of Pittsburgh, Mr. Fardo graduated from Avonworth High School in 1991. He received his Bachelor of Arts (B.A), cum laude,...
James Malloy
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Attorney
(412) 926-1817 20 Stanwix St
3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Business, Construction and Insurance Defense
Duquesne University School of Law
Stephanie Thomas Kramer
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(412) 364-8600 8135 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Dickinson School of Law
Stephanie has over 14 years legal, fiduciary, corporate and banking experience, with the majority of her practice involving handling matters for high net worth clients. She has assisted clients with a variety of matters, including estate and financial planning, estate administration, the establishment and administration of family foundations, and succession planning for closely held businesses. She has represented businesses, non-profit organizations, and municipalities, in a variety of corporate matters.

Stephanie’s estate practice focuses on highly sophisticated planning and tax savings techniques for individuals, families and businesses. In her corporate practice, she counsels businesses in a variety of industries. She assists businesses...
Charles Brian Hadad
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Washington County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(724) 776-8000 375 Southpointe Blvd.
Suite 100
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Chuck Hadad is a Partner and Chair of the Estates and Trusts Practice Group. He concentrates his practice in estate administration, probate, estate planning, trust administration, corporate and business planning, and real estate transactions. Chuck counsels individuals and businesses in a variety of complex matters and enjoys working one-on-one with clients to help them reach their goals.

Chuck has broad experience in advising clients in all facets of estate planning and estate administration. He works closely with clients in the preparation of documents that fit their customized needs, including revocable and irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts and charitable gift/trust planning, and...
Mr. Gianni Floro
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(412) 264-6040 935 Beaver Grade Road
Suite 6
Moon Township, PA 15108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Attorney Floro's practice is concentrated in the area of civil litigation. He has represented injured individuals in cases involving a wide variety of factual and legal issues, such auto accidents, dog bites, defective products, violations of civil rights, and other "personal injury" actions. The practice is also devoted to representing small construction and manufacturing businesses in contractual disputes and "damage" recovery actions. Attorney Floro also assists property owners with private sales, mineral (timber, coal, oil and gas) rights and development. He has a Master in Sciences in Environmental Sciences and Management, and has represented a number...
Brian R. Davidson
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Pennsylvania Business Law Attorney

University of Pittsburgh School of Law3rd Circuit, 5th Circuit, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
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Ronald J. Chleboski Jr.
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Pennsylvania Business Law Lawyer

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law10th Circuit, Pennsylvania and United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
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Mart Harris
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(412) 626-5626 600 Grant street
Suite 660
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights and Employment
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Attorney Mart Harris joined Kraemer, Manes & Associates in 2015. He brings a new perspective to the firm as an attorney with his roots in criminal law. In addition to criminal defendants, Attorney Harris represents individuals suffering from employment discrimination; those seeking unemployment or workers compensation benefits and clients involved in domestic relations disputes. Licensed throughout Pennsylvania, Attorney Harris is not bound to the firm’s Pittsburgh headquarters. Mart’s practice is intensely focused on litigation. He spends the majority of his time either preparing for Court, negotiating with opposing counsel, or litigating in Civil and Criminal Courtrooms....
Michael A Johnson
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Westmoreland County, PA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(724) 547-7557 749 N Church St
Mt Pleasant, PA 15666
Business, Energy, Probate and Real Estate
For over 35 years, Attorney Johnson has been providing a wide variety of personalized legal services at a reasonable cost to community members for commercial and residential real estate matters, workers' compensation, corporate and business formation, planning and contract and lease matters,including business sales & acquisitions, oil and gas leases, estate planning, wills,powers of attorney,and estate probate.In addition, his office provides services ranging from civil and criminal litigation, auto and personal injury, nursing home care negligence litigation, products liability, contract, and other serious matters involving litigation.
Haig M. Sakoian
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Attorney
(412) 926-1827 20 Stanwix St
3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Construction
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
John William Ament
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Westmoreland County, PA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(724) 765-0440 3950 Old William Penn Highway
Suite 5
Murrysville, PA 15668
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Duquesne University School of Law
John is a member of the Real Estate, Estate Planning and Estate Administration, Corporate and Business Planning practice groups at Ament Law Group, P.C.. In this capacity, he advises clients on all aspects of real estate transactions, helps clients plan or administer their estates, and leans on his real-world corporate experiences to provide clients with insight on corporate structure and planning matters. A summa cum laude graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Operations Management, John began his career working at Respironics (now Philips/Respironics) in its International Logistics Department, and prior to starting at...
Timothy J. Leonard
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Westmoreland County, PA Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(724) 832-9811 233 West Pittsburgh Street
P.O. Box 1103
Greensburg, PA 15601
Free ConsultationBusiness, Energy and Real Estate
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
The law offices of W. Jeffrey Leonard boasts over 34 years of legal experience.
Mr. Matthew E. Becker
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(412) 209-0657 304 Ross Street
7th Floor
Pittsburgh , PA 15219
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer, Criminal and DUI
West Virginia University College of Law
I have successfully represented many clients in all Commonwealth Courts and the Federal Bankruptcy Court in various steps of the legal process, including Preliminary Hearings, Arbitration, Child Support Hearings, Motions, and Trials. I take great pride in my ability to learn from the past and use what worked for the future. Unlike some attorneys, I am not afraid of the courtroom and will do what is necessary to provide you with the best possible advocacy. Go to http://mbeckerlaw.com
John P. Miller
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer
(412) 926-1821 20 Stanwix St
3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Construction
Duquesne University School of Law
Ryan P Siney
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
1500 One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Business, Communications, Entertainment & Sports and IP
The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law and University of London (University College London and Queen Mary)
I help businesses and entrepreneurs with intellectual property, technology, software, e-commerce, data protection, licensing, contracting, product development and distribution.

I advise large and small companies regarding contract negotiations, international transactions, real estate, risk management, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and securities offerings.

I also represent creators of digital and traditional media, including web developers, graphic designers, musicians, performers, writers, artists and songwriters.

My clients are focused in the fields of technology, health care, entertainment, e-commerce, media, financial services, manufacturing, transportation and real estate.

I advise clients on topics such as: negotiating and drafting of license agreements, joint venture...
John R. Dingess
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer
(412) 926-1800 20 Stanwix St
3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Construction
Southwestern University School of Law
Ronald J. Chleboski Jr.
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Allegheny County, PA Business Law Lawyer
(412) 926-1814 20 Stanwix St
3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Construction
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Aubrey T. Hiskey
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Duquesne University School of LawPennsylvania and United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
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Andrew P. Giel
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The Pennsylvania State University School of Law
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Fayette County Business Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, LawLinks
(417) 397-4057
Moon Township, PA

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