Patricia E. Farrell Named 2024 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Pittsburgh Area

Pittsburgh, PA, August 18, 2023 – Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP attorney Patricia E. Farrell was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” for Mergers and Acquisitions Law.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this a significant and coveted accolade. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, Patricia E. Farrell was also listed in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the following practice areas:

  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Law

Patricia serves as Co-Chair of the Corporate & Business Law practice group at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott. She regularly represents privately held business in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other major transactions both in the United States and internationally and assists with corporate governance, and emerging entity issues, as well as succession planning for business owners and a variety of other day-to-day business issues. She also has substantial experience in commercial real estate transactions where she regularly represents building owners, and venture partners in structuring real estate transactions.  She received her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law in 1987 (cum laude) and her B.A. from the Duquesne University in 1984 (cum laude).  She resides in Upper St. Clair with her husband David.

For more than four decades, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Lawyers are not required nor allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, recognition by Best Lawyers is considered a singular distinction.

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