Brian W. Walsh, Associate

Brian W. Walsh

“Each successful transaction closing that I am a part of feels like a tremendous accomplishment, no matter the size, nature, or client.”

bwalsh@bernsteinlaw.com
412-456-8161
412-456-8135 fax
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The practical and perseverant Brian Walsh always strives to make himself available to clients at their convenience, no matter the time of day or day of the week. In addition to this commitment to clients, Brian’s effective communication skills strengthen relationships between both parties, not only allowing him to understand the goals and objectives of his clients, but also articulate their position clearly and concisely to third parties over the course of the case.

Focus:

With a practice focused on business and corporate transactions, Brian routinely acts as general outside counsel to privately-held small to mid-size businesses in varying industries. His focus includes:

  • Day-to-day operational matters, including employment issues, conflict resolution, policy implementation, and sales and service agreements
  • Entity formation
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Negotiating and drafting shareholder partnership
  • Membership agreements
  • Negotiating and drafting asset purchase agreements and other documents related to mergers and acquisitions
  • General counseling relative to business operating activities and contractual disputes
  • Advising clients on business-related real estate transactions, including commercial lease agreements, lease assignments, land use and development, and acquisition and disposition of real property in connection with the sale of businesses
  • Complex corporate and limited partnership restructuring in connection with refinancing

Background:

In addition to his transactional law experience, Brian spent a number of years regularly practicing complex commercial litigation before moving primarily into a more transactional-based practice.

  • John Carroll University (B.S.B.A., Finance, 2006)
  • Duquesne University Graduate School of Business (M.B.A., high honors, 2010)
  • Duquesne University School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2010)
  • Member of Duquesne Law Review and Moot Court Team
  • Served as a Teacher’s Assistant in the Legal Research and Writing program
  • Received the CALI Excellence for the Future for earning the highest grade in Business Planning (2010), Securities Regulation (2009), and Legal Research and Writing (2008)

Admissions:

  • Bar of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Affiliations and Memberships:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association

Recognition:

  • “Pennsylvania Rising Star” in the field of Business/Corporate law by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine, 2018-2020