John H. Prorok is a Partner of Maiello Brungo & Maiello, practicing in the areas of real estate, corporate, and business law. His past experience in complex commercial litigation provides him with an understanding of a business client’s needs in business planning, corporate formation, contract negotiations, and succession of closely held businesses.
Mr. Prorok advises clients on corporate and commercial law, employment matters, including non-competes, providing outside general counsel to start-ups, closely held entities, and lower middle-market companies. He regularly represents businesses in mergers, acquisitions, and other major transactions. Mr. Prorok also works with clients in business dissolution and other partnership disputes among co-owners of closely held business including limited liability companies, corporations, and partnerships. He frequently counsels business owners before litigation begins to assist in planning and negotiating a separation through a buy-out, sale, or division of business assets.
Additionally, Mr. Prorok represents clients in all types of commercial real estate transactions where he regularly advises developers and building owners in structuring real estate transactions such as acquisitions, construction loans, refinancing, and the sales and leasing of office and retail properties.
Mr. Prorok is a frequent lecturer at the Small Business Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh. He speaks on business structures and offers strategies to emerging and start-up businesses.
He is listed in the 2022 and 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America© for his professional excellence in Real Estate Law. Mr. Prorok has previously been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the areas of Business/Corporate and Real Estate.
Mr. Prorok is also the managing member of MBM Property Services, LLC, a full-service title insurance agency and settlement company, providing a full range of services necessary to efficiently and effectively complete any residential or commercial real estate transaction.