Pittsburgh, PA, April 27, 2023 – Meyer, Unkovic & Scott is pleased to announce that Jason P. Wrona has joined the firm as Partner in the Real Estate & Lending practice group. He joins the firm after nearly 20 years with the real estate group at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney and his jump represents a major move in the local real estate community.
Jason’s practice focuses on large, complex real estate projects that require extensive skills in stakeholder engagement, public policy, and public financing. He routinely finds himself in front of elected officials and community leaders in Pittsburgh to close headline transactions. He is also engaged politically and as a community volunteer, having served on numerous boards in various leadership positions.
Jason’s diverse experience includes serving as the lead real estate attorney for the North Shore development team comprising the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Continental Real Estate Companies, serving as General Counsel to the Pittsburgh Parking Authority for over a decade, representing the stakeholders in the development of the Second Avenue Commons, and counseling Point Park University in its campus expansion and development of the Pittsburgh Playhouse. He currently serves on the Board of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and is actively involved in various efforts to revitalize the Golden Triangle.
“We couldn’t be more excited to have Jason join Meyer, Unkovic & Scott. He is well known by the region’s major real estate players and is a smart, practical, affable deal lawyer and leader in Pittsburgh,” said Grant Scott, Chair of the Real Estate & Lending practice group. “His dedication to Pittsburgh and work in the public private partnership arena will add tremendous depth to our bench and his clients will fit in extremely well with our team. Jason’s hiring furthers our goal of strategically adding top talent as we expand our reputation as the go-to transactional firm in Pittsburgh.”
“In the numerous deals I have done with Meyer, Unkovic & Scott’s attorneys over the years, I was impressed by the quality of their representation and professionalism,” said Wrona. “There’s no better platform in Pittsburgh than Meyer, Unkovic & Scott to provide sophisticated real estate clients with practical advice at a reasonable price. I look forward to continuing to dedicate my skills and passion to the success of my clients and, by extension, our region.”
Jason has been ranked in Chambers USA: America’s Leaders Lawyers for Business in the area of Real Estate with a Band 2, included in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2018, and was named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars List from 2012 through 2015. With the addition of Jason, Meyer, Unkovic & Scott enhances its reputation in Pittsburgh as having the only Real Estate Group to earn a Band 1 Chambers ranking for the region. The firm also has 14 lawyers ranked in The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation – Real Estate, and Real Estate Law along with nine lawyers named as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® or Rising Stars.
Jason received his J.D. in 2005 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He received his B.A. in Economics from Washington & Jefferson College in 2002.
Jason and his son and daughter reside in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. He is an avid outdoorsman and is particularly passionate about fly fishing.