Business Law

Pittsburgh’s Houston Harbaugh Named Best Corporate Practice in The Legal Intelligencer’s 2015 Best Law Firm Corporate Practices Contest. >>

Houston Harbaugh’s team of business lawyers insist on providing practical advice that balances the legal effort to the nature of the task at hand. Our goal is to ensure that every dollar spent on legal fees strengthens the competitiveness of the client’s business. Our lawyers are a part of the client’s team. We seek to understand your business objectives and to make certain that our legal advice helps achieve these objectives.

The business attorneys at Houston Harbaugh work with privately and closely held businesses of all sizes, from start-up to multi-million dollar enterprises, so we understand the different and unique legal challenges companies face. Our business law attorneys partner with company owners and executives to address legal needs such as:

  • Acquisitions and sales
  • Business formation and entity selection
  • Joint ventures and partnerships
  • Corporate governance
  • Business succession planning
  • Raising capital and bank financing
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Protection and licensing of intellectual property
  • Non-profit tax exemption

Sale of Mental Health Care Pharmacy Provider to Private Equity Buyer
The transaction required coordination and clearance from over 30 state regulatory boards concerning licensing and permitting issues as well as the transfer of over 100 contracts with local mental health agencies. […] MORE

First Hospital Affiliation Integration for Allegheny Health Network
Houston Harbaugh served as lead counsel to a long-time community hospital client in connection with the Hospital’s affiliation with and integration into Allegheny Health Network, the health care provider system of Highmark Inc. […] MORE

Restructuring Revolving Line of Credit for 300 Acre Mixed-use Brownfield Development Project
A real estate developer restructured a revolving line of credit with a syndicating agent for a network of member banks, in connection with infrastructure improvements for a 300 acre mixed-use brownfield development project. Houston Harbaugh’s real estate attorneys were able to efficiently handle the complicated loan restructure to keep the project moving forward with critical infrastructure funding. […] MORE

Locally-Based Business Sold to Industry Leader
Houston Harbaugh attorneys advised the client as it evaluated several purchase offers. In the end, an international conglomerate’s global network of high-growth businesses, and strong management team, represented an ideal landing point for the client. […] MORE

Finding a Buyer to Maximize Sale Price While Fitting with Existing Culture
Houston Harbaugh represented the largest Lean enterprise transformation coaching and consulting firm in the world, from its founding in 1995 until in its sale to in 2014 for over $90M. […] MORE