Patricia E. Farrell

Patricia E. Farrell

  • Attorney Partner

Patricia E. Farrell serves as Co-Chair of the Corporate & Business Law practice group at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott. With a primary practice focus in business services, she regularly represents privately held business in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other major transactions both in the United States and internationally. 

In addition, Patricia has a broad corporate practice where, in addition to counseling clients on business transactions, she 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.

Patricia also has substantial experience in commercial real estate transactions where she regularly represents building owners, and venture partners in structuring real estate transactions.  Patricia writes and speaks regularly on matters of significance in her areas of expertise.

Additionally, Patricia Co-Chairs the firm’s Associates Group.

Patricia grew up in the Pittsburgh area, the youngest and only girl with three older brothers. She now lives in Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons. A sports lover, Patricia (a great boy mom) shares her sons’ love of football, hockey, and basketball.

  • Representing both purchasers and sellers in complex merger transactions.
  • Advising clients on joint venture structure and drafting of joint venture documentation.
  • Assisting clients with structuring private placement transactions.
  • Counseling family-owned businesses on business succession issues.
  • Assisting emerging entities in structuring incentive equity transactions in order to attract and retain key talent.
  • Structuring investments in complex commercial real estate transactions.
  • Structure, operational, and entity counseling to non-profit entities.
  • Corporate restructuring.
  • Shareholder dispute resolution.
  • Mediating joint venture disputes.
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America® for Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Real Estate Law
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® as “Lawyer of the Year” for Mergers and Acquisitions in the Pittsburgh area in 2018 and 2019
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Lead’s the Firm’s participation in the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Entrepreneurial Excellence
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania
  • J.D., Duquesne University School of Law, 1987, cum laude
    • Executive Articles Editor, Duquesne Law Review
  • B.A., Duquesne University, 1984, cum laude

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