Jason M. Yarbrough is a Partner and Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Litigation Section, as well as a member of the firm’s Construction Law, COVID-19 Small Business Relief Group, Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy, Energy, Utilities & Mineral Rights and Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Groups.
Mr. Yarbrough frequently represents clients in commercial landlord tenant actions, foreclosures, mineral right disputes, property tax assessment appeals and exemption proceedings, and land use and title disputes. In his construction practice, Mr. Yarbrough represents owners, developers, contractors, architects, and engineers in disputes arising out of both public and private construction projects. He has litigated claims in state and federal courts, and against state agencies and the federal government involving claims for defects, delays, disruption, breach of contract and warranty, prompt payment, and mechanics’ lien claims.
As part of the firm’s COVID-19 Small Business Relief Group, Mr. Yarbrough advises clients on laws and regulations impacting their businesses as a result of COVID-19, including the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Security Act (CARES Act), executive orders (including restrictions imposed and waiver requests related to non-essential businesses) and small business loans and relief programs, including Paycheck Protection Program Loans (PPP Loans) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL Loans).
Mr. Yarbrough graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law with Honors, where he served as Research Editor for the University of Pittsburgh Law Review. He was selected as one of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars from 2010-2018 and was one of 38 Pennsylvania attorneys receiving the honor of “Lawyer on the Fast Track” by The Legal Intelligencer in 2013. Mr. Yarbrough is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, Ohio and numerous federal courts, and is a former member of Council for the Construction Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association.
- Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
- Construction Section Council, 2010-2018
- Real Property Section
- Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member