Houston Harbaugh is Your Voice in Business Law, Construction Law, Employment Law, Estates and Trusts, Health Care Law, Litigation, Oil and Gas and Real Estate and Finance. Each group boasts an experienced team of lawyers who partner with clients to counsel them on a broad range of legal issues.
Learn more about our legal services and business attorneys who can help you with your legal needs:
Business Law - Houston Harbaugh’s Business Law team has broad experience helping clients raise capital; negotiate and close mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; and draft complex commercial contracts. Our lawyers understand the different and unique challenges faced by businesses from start-ups to multi-million-dollar enterprises. Included in our Business Law team are Employee Benefits and Technology and Entrepreneurial Services.
Construction Law - The attorneys at Houston Harbaugh have real world experience when it comes to bid protests, insurance claims, mechanics’ liens, defective work/warranty claims, owner-architect claims, bonding claims, and more. Our clients include large and small construction companies, owners, developers, suppliers, architects, engineers, sureties and insurers.
Employment Law - Sweeping changes and new developments in Employment Law frequently affect every business’s ability to recruit, hire, train, retain, and, when necessary, terminate employees. We have a team of experienced attorneys focusing exclusively on Employment Law matters dealing with all phases of labor relations, employment discrimination, and regulatory compliance.
Estates and Trusts - The Estates and Trusts Group at Houston Harbaugh works with individuals, families and business owners to help ensure confidence that their financial affairs are in order and their wishes will be respected, from matters needing a quick resolution to sophisticated issues requiring continued maintenance and supervision.
Health Care Law – Our Health Care Law attorneys work with physicians and physician groups in practice formation, including employment and compensation arrangements. We also work extensively with hospital-based specialists and regularly negotiates contracts on their behalf with hospitals and health care systems. Other services include extensive experience with regard to the sale of practices to health care systems as well as the "transition" of physicians as they return to private practice; and representation of medical staffs in medical bylaw review and assisting both physicians and hospitals with developing and reviewing compliance plans.
Litigation - Houston Harbaugh’s Litigation Practice Group handles a wide array of commercial litigation, including construction disputes, employment matters, ERISA and employee benefits issues, insurance coverage disputes, defense of non-compete agreements, and protection of trade secrets, as well as health care and estate litigation.
Oil and Gas - The Marcellus Shale play brings opportunities and challenges to a number of parties: landowners, drilling companies, suppliers, contractors and more. Attorneys from across our firm – corporate, real estate, litigation and estate planning – are experienced and prepared to handle both the basic and volatile issues that arise out of this development as well as other oil and gas developments. We understand current laws related specifically to the industry, and we maintain ongoing knowledge of evolving issues that are likely to affect the industry.
Real Estate and Finance - Our clients’ real estate issues range from the development of raw ground to the purchase, operation, and sale of major shopping malls, office complexes, and residential and multi-use commercial developments. The advice we provide with respect to such matters includes entity structuring, private and public finance, purchase, construction, management, and sale matters. In addition, our Public Finance practice has helped to secure financing for a variety of civic, infrastructure and environmental improvement projects, working closely with local, state and federal government and other authorities to identify public and private funding sources for our clients.
If you are looking for a business lawyer in the Pittsburgh area, Houston Harbaugh has the experience and insight to deliver the best legal services. Contact us today for a consultation.