Jeffrey R. Lalama

Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA
"Just providing legal counsel is not enough. It’s vital that we think in relation to business strategies and our clients’ personal goals as well.”

In 1986, while in his second year of the law school program at Duquesne University, Jeff Lalama joined Feldstein Grinberg Lang & McKee as a full-time law clerk. He passed the bar in 1988 and was immediately invited to join the firm as an associate. He was made a partner/shareholder in 1995 and has served as president of the firm since 2001. Jeff works as both a Litigator and Client Counselor, primarily with Banks, and Businesses and Commercial Enterprises.

Jeff’s approach to law is to deeply understand both the short- and long-term issues affecting a client’s case and business. He then offers his legal expertise to counsel people in a way that ensures full understanding of their options and the practical consequences of the legal advice they receive, the actions to be taken, and the decisions to be made.

Recent examples of this expertise include Jeff’s work in the successful and expeditious resolution of partnership dissolution matters. He helped the former partners equitably resolve the financial issues of their former business, without any interruption to their new, solo endeavors. For another client, he oversaw the successful workout of a troubled $5 million loan, thereby allowing his client to realize full payment without bankruptcy or foreclosure.

In the courtroom, Jeff has recently won a substantial verdict for a scrap metal supplier against a publicly traded manufacturer, and had succeeded in having a multi-million dollar judgment stricken against his clients as guarantors and participants in a large real estate development.

Jeff is licensed and admitted to practice in the state, federal and bankruptcy courts in the states of Pennsylvania and Ohio, and is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, and was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in 2007 in the area of Creditors’ Rights.

Jeff lives in Bethel Park with his wife Alex and his two daughters, Sammy and Natalie, the two, along with Jeff being long-time members of the South Hills YMCA Indian Princess Community. Jeff is also active coaching his daughters’ softball teams.
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Business LitigationCommercial LitigationCreditors RightsCommunity Association Law
Business Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Creditors Rights
Community Association Law


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in Litigation, Debtor and Creditor and Family Law
4.2 out of 5.0

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  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 03/30/14
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one of the sharpest, most ethical, and nicest attorneys in town.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 03/21/14
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Jeff and I were adverse in a highly contested matter over a considerable period of time, and I was always impressed with the forthright manner in which represented his client's interests and his intergrity and professionalism.
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Admitted in 1988, Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
2004, Ohio

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  • Law School Attended

    Duquesne University
    Class of 1988

    University Attended

    University of Pittsburgh
    Class of 1979

    Birth Information

    Born in 1958
    Sewickley, Pennsylvania, January 30, 1958

    Associations & Memberships

    Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and Ohio Bar Associations.

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    Jeffrey R. Lalama
     428 Boulevard of the Allies, Suite 600,
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1314


    Feldstein Grinberg Lang & McKee, P.C. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

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