Kit F. Pettit Named Partner

Kit is responsible for the management of the firm’s growing Real Estate practice, as well as its Business Law and Oil, Gas & Energy practices

Bernstein-Burkley, P.C. announced today that Kit F. Pettit has been named a Partner with the law firm, responsible for the management of the firm’s growing Real Estate practice, as well its Business Law and Oil, Gas & Energy practices.  Kit has been a valued asset since he joined the firm in 2010.

Bob Bernstein, Managing Partner of the firm says that “Bernstein-Burkley, P.C. continues to build a strong team of the best and brightest lawyers and Kit is a welcome addition as a Partner. Kit understands what it takes to deliver the high-level results and service that our firm has stood for, and he is ready to continue that tradition.”

Since Kit has joined Bernstein-Burkley, P.C., the firm’s Real Estate practice area has grown substantially. As the partner-in-charge of the Real Estate practice, Kit focuses on transactional matters related to the acquisition, sale and development of commercial real estate. He also routinely represents financial institutions and borrowers in commercial and corporate finance transactions, devoting significant time in the area of real estate and construction financing. Additionally, Kit represents property owners in real estate tax assessment appeals.

Kit adds, “I am pleased to help spearhead the growth of the firm’s thriving Real Estate practice, and to continue to provide our clients with the personalized, business-minded representation that they expect from Bernstein-Burkley, P.C.”

Kit’s work with the firm’s Oil, Gas & Energy and Business Law practices focuses on the representation of property owners in leasing matters and all types of land use agreements. He has counseled landowners and landowner groups in over 20 counties throughout Pennsylvania, and is well-respected as a landowner’s advocate in the industry. Additionally, Kit acts as outside general counsel to numerous small- to mid-size companies and has experience in corporate organization and formation, commercial leases and various types of business contracts and transactions.

Bernstein-Burkley P.C. is a highly regarded and respected Pittsburgh-based law firm with a national reach in Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Creditors’ Rights, Business Law, Real Estate and Oil, Gas & Energy. The firm has cultivated a reputation for excellence over four decades in the Pittsburgh business community. Bernstein-Burkley P.C.’s core purpose is to create partnerships that provide clients with peace of mind through expert advice and zealous representation.


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Marissa Doyle
Marketing Director, Bernstein-Burkley, P.C.

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