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Biography

Jason enjoys analyzing and providing guidance to his clients on multiple corporate, strategic, regulatory compliance, and data-related matters, with a specific focus and wealth of knowledge and experience in the tech sector and the emerging technology and innovation spaces. He has built a strong network in the tech sector, both in the Pittsburgh area and nationally, which enables him to connect many individuals and businesses with an emphasis on growth and relationship building for his clients. Through this work, he consults with clients on daily business and various legal matters as an advisor, including corporate governance and compliance, data privacy and security, and helping to negotiate and document investments and capital raises of various types and drafting various business contracts/commercial agreements, purchase and sale agreements, vendor agreements, and related documentation.

Jason’s clients can rest assured that they will receive complex and comprehensive legal services, with a particular emphasis on asset and intellectual property protection in support of development and growth for clients across industries. He also has extensive experience in representing clients in commercial bankruptcy matters and assisting lenders in loan due diligence, documentation, and facilitation, including distressed asset funding and subsequent workout and debt collection involving both real estate and asset-based lending, including commercial/industrial and multi-participant/syndicated lending deals.

Additionally, Jason regularly assists clients in forming nonprofit organizations, helping them to obtain tax-exempt status, and counseling them on corporate governance and compliance, commercial, and transactional matters.

Other Info About Jason

Education

Law School

Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009

The Honorable Joseph H. Ridge Scholarship, recipient
Appellate Moot Court, ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition & Shalom Moot Court Award, recipient
CALI Excellence for the Future Award
Carol Los Mansmann First-Year Appellate Moot Court Competition, semi-finalist

Undergraduate School

Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University, B.A., English Literature & History, summa cum laude, 2006

Dean’s List, all semesters
National Merit Scholarship, recipient
Phi Beta Kappa

Clerkships

Jason served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

Pennsylvania Superior Court, Hon. Mary Jane Bowes

Bar Memberships

Jason is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Pennsylvania, 2009

Courts

Jason is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers®, Business & Corporate, 2023

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Inns of Court, Judith K. Fitzgerald Western Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Chapter

President, 2020-2022
Secretary, 2018-2020
Executive Committee Member, 2012-2022

Turnaround Management Association, Pittsburgh Chapter

The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (2018 – present), Hearing Committee Chair/Member

Allegheny County Bar Association – Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section Member

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School Varsity Golf, Assistant Coach, 2006-present

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