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Education

  • B.A., James Madison University
  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Josh Hoffman is a member of the Corporate & Business Law and Real Estate & Lending groups. His experience includes assisting clients with commercial real estate transactions and general corporate matters.  Josh has represented clients in matters involving the acquisition, disposition, development, and leasing of real estate, commercial lending, mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations.  In addition, he has experience with clients in the nonprofit and governmental sectors.

Professional/Community Involvement

  • The Brew House Association, a 501(c)(3) arts organization, Board Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Real Property Section Member
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Member
  • Urban Land Institute, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member

Additional Information

Prior to joining Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, Josh was an associate in the Business Services and Real Estate groups at a large firm in Pittsburgh.  He has also served as a Law Clerk for the Department of Housing & Urban Development and as a Legal Extern for Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services.

Upon graduation from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Josh was inducted into the Order of the Coif.  While in law school, he served as an Articles Editor for the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, worked as a Certified Legal Intern for the Taxpayer Clinic, and was the inaugural recipient of The Honorable Ruggero J. Aldisert Endowment Scholarship.   Additionally, Josh spent a summer abroad at the University of Oxford studying corporate law and received a CALI Award for comparative legal ethics and federal income taxation & procedure.

Josh received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Justice Studies and Sociology from James Madison University.  While in college, he was an investigator for the Honor Council and was the recipient of an Honor Council Scholarship.

A native of Lewisboro, New York, Josh currently resides in downtown Pittsburgh.

  • Advising individuals, businesses, developers, investors, and nonprofit organizations in all facets of real estate acquisition, investment, and development.
  • Negotiating leases and ancillary occupancy agreements for office, retail, and industrial properties.
  • Representing borrowers and lenders in complex commercial lending transactions.
  • Counseling businesses, both large and small, in corporate governance matters, day-to-day affairs, and major transactions.
  • Advising property owners and nonprofit organizations in connection with tax assessment appeals and tax exemption applications.
  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2012 – magna cum laude
  • B.A., James Madison University, 2008
  • “Corporate Structure and Governance,” Pennsylvania Treasury Small Business Initiative, June 2016.
  • “Legal Basics Boot Camp,” Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship, September 2016.
  • “Pennsylvania Capital Stock Tax and Foreign Franchise Tax Expired,” Co-author, MUS Client Advisory, January 22, 2016.
  • “Business Workshop: Stormwater Fees Affect Commercial Properties,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Business Workshop, September 29, 2015.
  • “Worst Time to Plan Exit Strategy is When You Need to Exit,” The Legal Intelligencer, April 8, 2015.
  • “Raze The Dead: Urban Blight, Private Universities, and the Path Towards Revitalization,” the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Volume 74, No 1, 2012.