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Education

  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law
  • B.A., Duquesne University

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Patricia E. Farrell, Co-Chair of the Corporate & Business Law Practice Group at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, focuses her practice primarily in business services.  She regularly represents operating businesses and those seeking to structure a business venture.  Patricia has a broad corporate practice where, in addition to counseling clients on formation and structuring business transactions, she assists with corporate governance, joint ventures, emerging entity issues, and purchase and sale of businesses and succession planning for business owners.  Patricia also has substantial experience in commercial real estate transactions where she regularly represents developers, building owners, and venture partners in structuring real estate transactions.

Professional/Community Involvement

  • Meyer, Unkovic & Scott Corporate & Business Law Group, Co-Chair
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • NAIOP Pittsburgh, General Counsel

Additional Information

Patricia grew up in the Pittsburgh area, the youngest and only girl with three older brothers.  Patricia now lives in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons.  A sports lover, Patricia (a great boy mom) shares her sons’ love of football, hockey, and basketball.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Advising clients on joint venture structure and drafting of joint venture documentation.
  • Assisting clients with structuring private placement transactions.
  • Counseling family-owned businesses on business succession issues.
  • Assisting emerging entities in structuring incentive equity transactions in order to attract and retain key talent.
  • Structuring investments in commercial real estate transactions.
  • Structure, operational and entity counseling to non-profit entities.
  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law, 1987 – cum laude
  • B.A., Duquesne University, 1984 – cum laude
    • Executive Articles Editor, Duquesne Law Review
  • Regular contributor on corporate practice issues for The Legal Intelligencer, including: “Five Deadly Sins of Joint Ventures.”
  • “The Ten Commandments of a Healthy Business,” seminar sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence.
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America®  for Real Estate Law