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BUSINESS FORMATION, TAX, STRUCTURING & COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS

Adding Value to Your Business

For generations, businesses of all sizes have relied on Jones, Gregg, Creehan & Gerace, LLP for legal and business advice. Our Business Practice Group provides creative solutions to your business concerns. We find ways to give your business the best opportunity to succeed, while simultaneously minimizing your legal hassles. We supply the tools you need to navigate the legal complexities of the modern world.

 

We offer legal service in the following areas:

 

  • Sophisticated Business Formation—LLCs, S and C Corporations, General Partnerships, Limited Partnerships and Business Trusts
  • Tax planning techniques to minimize your tax burden
  • Management Agreements, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Legacy Planning
  • Business Purchases and Sales Agreements, Mergers and Acquisitions, Non-Competes, and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Commercial Contracts, including supplier and vendor agreements, requirement contracts, and trade agreements
  • Phantom stock and profit-sharing contracts, Benefits Planning and Key Employee Agreements.
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ATTORNEYS SPECIALIZING IN THIS PRACTICE AREA

ESTATE PLANNING, TRUSTS & ADMINISTRATION

Creative and Detail Oriented

Every client has a unique set of needs, challenges, and goals, and we take that to heart. Our estate planning attorneys counsel clients in providing for the most beneficial distribution of their assets during life and upon death.

 

Services provided by the Estate Planning Practice Group include the following:

 

  • Preparation of Wills and Trusts, including sophisticated tax savings provisions;
  • Succession Planning and Wealth Preservation;
  • Estate and Trust Administration;
  • Guardianships and Conservatorship Issues, Powers of Attorney, and Living Wills;
  • Estate and Trust litigation, including Will contests.
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ATTORNEYS SPECIALIZING IN THIS PRACTICE AREA

Ronald T. Heiman

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

Committed and Passionate

Hiring an attorney for family issues is an extremely important decision. Family law matters can be very sensitive and complex. Rest assured, you can rely on our lawyers to handle your case with tact and diplomacy. Our domestic relations attorneys have many years of experience. With an intricate understanding of how the family courts and agencies work, our lawyers can get you the best results.

 

The Domestic Relations Practice Group provides legal representation in Western Pennsylvania in all aspects of family and matrimonial law, including:

 

  • Divorce
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Property settlement agreements
  • Child custody
  • LGBT rights and marital issues
  • Child and spousal support
  • Alimony
  • Protection from abuse
  • Paternity issues
  • Cohabitation and parenting agreements
  • Guardianships
  • Juvenile Court matters
  • Adoption
  • Prenuptial and Post-nuptial agreements.
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ATTORNEYS SPECIALIZING IN THIS PRACTICE AREA

Ronald T. Heiman

LITIGATION: BUSINESS, PERSONAL INJURY & CRIMINAL

Achieve the Best Results

Our lawyers have extensive trial and appellate law experience. The firm’s commercial litigation practice encompasses all aspects of commercial relationships, including disputes involving the Uniform Commercial Code, contracts, business dissolutions, leveraged buyouts and other financial arrangements.

 

We represent clients in litigation involving closely held corporations and corporate officers, directors, and shareholders. We also represent partnerships, partners, and sole proprietors in similar types of commercial litigation.

 

Business

Our attorneys have a history of success in all types of business litigation, including the most complex cases, such as the following:

 

  • Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Shareholder and Partnership issues
  • Class Actions
  • Trade Secrets and Non-Compete Enforcement
  • Employment litigation, including FLSA matters and discrimination lawsuits
  • Union Matters.
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Personal Injury

We provide services in all types of personal injury litigation, to ensure fair results.

 

Criminal: Expert Criminal Defense

With a former United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania and a former Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for Virginia’s Eastern District on our team, Jones Gregg’s Criminal Defense Counsel provide aggressive, results-oriented criminal defense to both individuals and businesses. Our Counsel understand and skillfully navigate the complex Federal and State criminal justice systems for our clients.  Stepping in at the earliest stages of criminal litigation, we protect our clients’ rights and obtain the best possible outcomes in the following areas:

 

  • White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Grand Jury Investigations
  • Pre-indictment Litigation
  • Civil and Criminal Asset Forfeitures
  • RICO/Racketeering
  • Sentencing and Probation Revocation Hearings
  • Appeals and Habeas Corpus Petition
  • Driving Under the Influence Litigation
  • All Felonies and Misdemeanors.
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ATTORNEYS SPECIALIZING IN THIS PRACTICE AREA

MARCELLUS SHALE & REAL ESTATE

Marcellus Shale

Through sophisticated representation, we give our landowner clients a level playing field when they deal with oil and gas companies. Landowners rely upon our oil and gas advice about the Marcellus Shale in negotiating oil and gas leases, right-of-way agreements, and other agreements. We have represented more than a thousand landowners in lawsuits, working to ensure that they recover bonus amounts and proper royalty payments. Some of the legal services we provide to our Marcellus Shale clients include:

 

  • Negotiating Oil and Gas Leases, Right-Of-Ways, and Easements
  •  Ensuring that landowners receive maximum bonus and royalty payments
  •  Tax Saving Devices
  • Specialized Estate Planning to Preserve Family Wealth
  •  Creative property techniques protecting surface rights and the family legacy
  • Avoiding barriers, such as zoning, contract and easement restriction.
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Real Estate

The Real Estate Practice Group at Jones, Gregg, Creehan and Gerace, LLP delivers legal advice and services to buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate; residential and commercial landlords; commercial real estate developers and investors; and businesses with real estate components. By providing advice and services focused on minimizing liability and the protection of our clients’ interests, we are able to help our clients get the most out of their real estate holdings and transactions. Our team of real estate lawyers assist and advise clients on a full range of real estate matters, including:

 

  •  The purchase and sale of commercial and residential real estate
  •  Commercial and residential real estate leasing
  •  Real estate financing, including mortgages, private financing and leasehold financing
  •  Commercial and residential property assessment appeals
  •  Title insurance and real estate records searches
  •  Commercial real estate development, including shopping centers, retail stores and office buildings
  • 1031 and 561 exchanges
  •  Structuring of ownership to minimize liability and taxes and enhance estate planning
  • Subdivisions and zoning.
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ATTORNEYS SPECIALIZING IN THIS PRACTICE AREA

Branden Fulciniti

WORKERS' COMPENSATION & EMPLOYMENT LAW

Workers' Compensation

We have the experience and training to handle any of your workers’ compensation matters. This includes, but is not limited to:

 

  • Independent Medical Examinations and Impairment Review Evaluations
  • WCAIS Forms and Petitions Practice
  • Job Referrals and Labor Market Surveys
  • Hearings and Appeals.
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Employment Law

Using our knowledge of both businesses’ and employees’ views of employment issues, we get results for our clients. In this constantly changing world, we are on the cutting edge of the law. We successfully represent and guide our clients in all types of employer-employee relations:

 

  • Employee Handbooks and Employment Policies
  • Race, Sex, Age, National Origin, and LGBT Discrimination Matters
  • Executive Employment Contracts
  • Non-compete Agreements and Confidentiality Provisions
  • Federal and State Regulations and Case Law, including FMLA, FSLA, Davis Bacon Act, Warn Act, Obamacare, HIPPA, and State and Federal Labor Laws.
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ATTORNEYS SPECIALIZING IN THIS PRACTICE AREA

IMMIGRATION, CONSTRUCTION & MUNICIPAL

Immigration

Our attorneys are at the forefront of changing immigration law. We help our clients with legal immigration, visas, green cards, citizenship, deportation proceedings, and hiring practices.

 

Construction Law

We represent all parties to construction matters, including owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, financial institutions, and more. We assist our clients with all aspects of the commercial and residential construction process, including:

 

  • Contracting
  • Building Matters
  • Legal Disputes
  • Title Problems
  • Union Issues
  • Financing Concerns
  • Consumer Protection Claims.
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Municipal Law

We represent public entities at special low public interest rates, providing maximum benefits to local taxpayers.

 

ATTORNEYS SPECIALIZING IN THIS PRACTICE AREA

Immigration

Construction

Municipal

Darth M. Newman

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Pittsburgh, PA 15219

412.261.6400

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