David P. Pusateri

David is the deputy managing partner of the firm’s corporate practice, former managing partner of the firm's Pittsburgh office and member of the Diversity Committee. Prior to merging with McGuireWoods in January of 2001, he served as managing partner of the Pittsburgh firm of Sable Pusateri Rosen Gordon & Adams, LLC. He was also previously vice president and associate general counsel of Robertson-Ceco Corporation of San Ramon, California.

Concentrating his practice in environmental, real estate, and business law, he covers the spectrum of environmental claims, problems and real estate development issues. He has counseled clients in multimillion-dollar clean-ups, environmental insurance coverage cases, complex superfund matters, and has steered clients through the web of environmental regulation in real estate and commercial transactions.

As environmental compliance counsel, he has worked closely with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its state equivalents in negotiating permits, consent agreements, Brownfield clean-up plans, and compliance orders for numerous clients. Moreover, in the real estate and real estate development arena, David has assisted clients in acquisition, sale, leasing and financing transactions.

He has also represented clients in a variety of corporate and commercial business transactions, ranging from multimillion-dollar acquisitions and divestitures, to smaller contractual matters such as employment contracts, purchase agreements and real estate matters.

After earning his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School, David clerked for Judge Gustave Diamond of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

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Areas of Practice 1) Product Liability and Mass Torts, 2) Product Liability, 3) Real Estate and Land Use, 4) Environmental, 5) Real Estate Development and 6) Environmental Litigation
Law School Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1984
Education University of Norte Dame, B.A., 1981
Bar Member / Association Pennsylvania State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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