Areas of Practice
B&A’s litigation expertise spans a wide range of industries, which include local and national businesses, and individuals in a variety of sectors, including: health care, real estate, manufacturing, financial services, technology, retail sales, construction and engineering.
Non-profit organizations hold a special spot in the hearts of our team. We serve on boards and appreciate the tremendous good they do in our region. B&A lawyers provide guidance at all stages of the entity’s life cycle, including formation, corporate governance, tax exemption applications and reinstatement, dissolution, and Orphans’ Court practice.
B&A provides a wide array of general corporate legal services, including: assistance in all phases of business formation, business structuring, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, strategic partnerships, assistance with corporate governance, emerging business counseling, review and drafting of corporate documents, loan agreements, joint venture agreements, and estate planning and wealth accumulation counseling.
B&A offers a variety of services in the labor and employment arena, including human resource counseling, implementation of best employment practices, drafting and review of employment contracts and consulting agreements, employment litigation including disputes related to non-compete agreements, harassment, discrimination and retaliation, and on-site training for implementation of anti-harassment and discrimination policies and procedures. The Firm also assists organizations and Board of Directors in overseeing internal investigations associated with employment-related complaints.
We provide tax-related legal advice and audit support to for-profit and nonprofit corporations, partnerships, and their owners to make the process as painless as possible for our clients. The lawyers at B&A have extensive experience in tax law including: local, state, and federal tax planning, like-kind exchanges, and audit assistance.
Oil & Gas
We represent companies and landowners who buy and sell mineral rights in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. We evaluate land and title issues, litigate oil and gas disputes, and negotiate leases, rights-of-way, and construction agreements.