Mr. Altman is a Shareholder and Director of the firm and a member of the firm’s Corporate Services, Financial Services and Real Estate practice areas.
Mr. Altman specializes in counseling companies with respect to a broad range of transactional matters and has particular expertise in mergers, acquisitions, commercial real estate transactions and financing transactions. Mr. Altman has been selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Pennsylvania Rising Star” for the seventh consecutive year in 2020. Mr. Altman has also been recognized in the 2020 Best Lawyers publication as a Best Lawyer in the areas of Corporate Law and Real Estate Law.
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Sports Law
- Real Estate Acquisition and Development
- Leasing for Office and Retail Buildings
- Emerging Businesses
- General Corporate Counseling
- Handled a number of matters relating to the acquisition, financing, operation and equity funding of professional sports teams, including the acquisition of the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Phoenix Coyotes, Erie SeaWolves, Frisco Roughriders, Chattanooga Lookouts, Rochester Americans and Buffalo Bandits.
- Represented professional sports teams in connection with lease negotiations, granting stadium/arena naming rights, and implementing various concessionaire relationships.
- Represent investment funds in connection with the acquisition of office buildings and related financing (traditional and CMBS).
- Represent the owners of high-rise office buildings in Pittsburgh’s CBD (over 3 million square feet total) in connection with various corporate, leasing, financing and construction matters.
- Represent a publicly traded company in connection with domestic and international strategic acquisitions.
- Represented multiple companies in connection with build-to-suit transactions for corporate headquarters, distribution facilities and flex buildings.
- J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2007 Executive Editor and Notes Advisor, University of Pittsburgh Law Review
- B.B.A., Ohio University, 2004
- Universidad de Sevilla, 2003
- Rule 10b-5 and Reasonable Reliance: Why Courts Should Abandon Focus on Non-Reliance Clauses,
68 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 747 (2007)
Professional & Community Activities
- Member, American Bar Association – Real Property Section
- Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association – Corporate and Real Property Sections
- Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
- Member, NAIOP
- Member, ICSC