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United States

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Pittsburgh

Main Office Address

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
301 Grant Street, 20th Floor
One Oxford Centre
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1410
Other Offices

Other Info

Primary Contact Lawyers

Don Malecki

Firm Profile

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Founded in 1850, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is a full-service law firm with approximately 500 lawyers and government relations professionals who serve the legal and business needs of regional, national and international clients. Our offices are located in 19 cities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, Washington, D.C., New York, Florida, North Carolina, Colorado and California.

Buchanan has been recognized as a "powerhouse national law firm" by the National Law Journal and a "go-to law firm" by Corporate Counsel Magazine. The firm received 29 national honors and 82 first-tier metropolitan rankings on U.S. News & World Report–Best Lawyers 2015-16 "Best Law Firms" list. Buchanan's core service areas include: corporate finance and commercial law; litigation; energy law; intellectual property; labor and employment; financial institutions; tax; health care; real estate; bankruptcy and creditors' rights; and government relations, government contracts and other regulatory-related counsel.

The firm is dedicated to building a partnership and deep understanding of its clients and their businesses and industries. We understand the service and partnership attributes our clients most value and have formalized a model for consistently achieving them. Buchanan is committed to building a comprehensive knowledge base about our clients’ businesses in order to help them achieve the results they seek. By encouraging open and candid conversations with our clients, we strive to anticipate and mitigate legal problems when possible but also are ready to react quickly and decisively when circumstances require. The proof of our commitment is in what our clients report about us. Buchanan is consistently recognized as a "Client Service A-Team" firm in the independent survey conducted annually by BTI, a market research and management consulting firm that interviews corporate counsel at large and Fortune 1000 companies. Buchanan has made the Honor Roll in BTI’s "Key Factors that Drive Superior Client Relationships" for the past nine years in a row.

  • Corporate
  • Energy (including Marcellus & Utica natural gas plays, coal and renewables)
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Private Client Services
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory & Government
  • Tax

International Directories

Awards and Recommendations

  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings: Recognized as one of the top-ranked law firms in the United States by Martindale-Hubbell®, Lexis Nexis® and Fortune magazine, an honor limited to firms with at least one-third of whose attorneys garnered "AV® Preeminent" distinctions. More than 150 attorneys awarded with “AV® Preeminent” distinction.
  • Twenty-eight national honors and 87 first-tier metropolitan rankings on U.S. News & World Report–Best Lawyers 2014-15 "Best Law Firms" list.
  • Nearly 140 attorneys and specialists recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2015®.
  • Thirteen attorneys named as The Best Lawyers in America 2015® "Lawyer of the Year," an honor given to only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community.
  • Approximately 42 attorneys selected for inclusion among America's Leading Lawyers by Chambers USA 2014.
  • Ranked as a leading law firm in Pennsylvania in Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Environment, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, and Litigation: General Commercial; Health Care.
  • Ranked as a leading law firm in Northern Virginia in Intellectual Property.
  • Ranked as a leading law firm in Florida in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Healthcare, Immigration, Labor & Employment, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use and Tax.
  • Firm's South Florida Real Estate Litigation Group recognized as 2014 Litigation Department of the Year by the Daily Business Review.
  • Firm named a leader in BTI Client Service A-Team 2014.
  • Ranked in the top 10 percent of law firms with the best client relationships by BIT Consulting, Inc. for 2014.
  • Considered in the top 10 percent of recommended law firms who serve large clients by BTI Consulting, Inc. for 2014.
  • Thirteen attorneys recognized as 2014 IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property.
  • Thirteen attorneys and the IP practice recommended in IAM Patent 1000 List in 2014, best-in-class listing of patent prosecution, licensing and litigation practitioners across 50 key jurisdictions.
  • Six attorneys and our intellectual property practice recommended in the 2014 edition of The Legal 500.
  • Ranked in the top 25 patent firms in the country by Intellectual Property Today in 2014.
  • Thirteen attorneys named to Florida Trend magazine’s 2014 Legal Elite list.
  • Ranked as a Top-Listed firm in both Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh by The Best Lawyers in America 2013® in Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Family Law Mediation, Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Public Finance Law and Securities/Capital Markets Law.
  • Ranked as a Top-Listed firm in Pennsylvania by The Best Lawyers in America 2013® in Commercial Litigation, Communications Law, Government Relations Practice, Health Care Law, Venture Capital Law and Water Law.
  • Ranked as a Top-Listed firm in Pittsburgh by The Best Lawyers in America 2013® in Banking and Finance Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Labor Law - Union, Land Use & Zoning, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Real Estate Law and Securities Regulation and Venture Capital Law.
  • Ranked as a Top-Listed firm in Harrisburg by The Best Lawyers in America 2013® in Communications Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Government Relations Practice, Health Care Law, Litigation - Environmental, Public Finance Law and Water Law.
  • Ranked as a Top-Listed firm in Philadelphia by The Best Lawyers in America 2013® in Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar.
  • Ranked as a Top-Listed firm in Tampa by The Best Lawyers in America 2013® in Administrative/Regulatory Law, Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Environmental Law, Government Relations Practice, Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation – Construction, Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Land Use & Zoning, Litigation – Tax, Municipal Law, Real Estate Law, Tax Law, Trademark Law, and Trusts & Estates Law.
  • Ranked as a Top-Listed firm in Jacksonville by The Best Lawyers in America 2013® in Employment Law – Management Insurance Law, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment, and Real Estate Law.
  • Ranked as a Top-Listed firm in Miami by The Best Lawyers in America 2013® in Commercial Litigation, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation – Banking & Finance, Litigation – Construction, Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation, Litigation - Real Estate, and Real Estate Law.
  • Ranked as a Top-Listed firm in Tallahassee by The Best Lawyers in America 2013® in Environmental Law, Government Relations Practice, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation – Environmental, and Litigation – Land use & Zoning.
  • Ranked as a Top-Listed firm in Fort Myers by The Best Lawyers in America 2013® in Litigation – Real Estate and Municipal Law.
  • Ranked as a Top-Listed firm in Aventura by The Best Lawyers in America 2013® in Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law and Tax Law.
  • Approximately 113 attorneys named to 2013 Super Lawyers® and Super Lawyers® Rising Stars Lists in Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.
  • Eleven attorneys recognized as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Taxation Law in American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel magazines.
  • Firm named Best USA Firm for IP Patent Prosecution by the International Legal Alliance Summit and Awards in 2013.
  • John A. “Jack” Barbour, CEO, won the Pittsburgh Business Times 2013 Diamond Awards in the Large For-Profit Category, honoring the Pittsburgh area's top presidents or CEOs.
  • Firm recognized by the Pittsburgh Business Times as a 2013 Energy Leadership Award recipient.
  • Ranked in Top 100 Law Firms for Pro Bono Legal Services among the AM Law 200 in 2013.
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is recognized as a "Go-To Law Firm" by American Lawyer Media for Corporate Transactions, Securities, Litigation, Labor & Employment and Intellectual Property law.
  • Recognized by the Pittsburgh Business Times as having the largest Energy practice in Pittsburgh in 2012.
  • The Firm recently received more than 40 first-tier rankings for practices listed in the 2011-2012 U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Law Firms" and has also been named in the "Top Law Firms" lists by Martindale-Hubbell®, Lexis Nexis® and Fortune magazine.