Shelley V. Segal is an associate attorney practicing in the areas of Real Estate and Business Law. Ms. Segal works with clients through all phases of real estate development and commercial transactions, including the structuring of financing and the negotiation and drafting of agreements. Ms. Segal also has a strong background in the areas of creditors’ rights and commercial litigation, bringing an important perspective to negotiations.
Prior to joining Maiello Brungo & Maiello, LLP, Ms. Segal worked as in-house counsel for a local redevelopment authority, where she worked with developers, lenders, owners and tenants to successfully complete and maintain commercial and mixed-use projects throughout the City of Pittsburgh. Ms. Segal was instrumental in preserving the use of the building housing the August Wilson Cultural Center as a center for African American culture, at risk in receivership litigation.
Ms. Segal also served as in-house counsel for a large Philadelphia utility, where she represented the utility in commercial and employment matters in Court proceedings and administrative hearings. Ms. Segal also acted as counsel for a national utility holding company in customer service hearings before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.
Ms. Segal’s background in creditors’ rights and commercial litigation includes work at well-regarded law firms in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, where she represented clients in asserting their legal rights and remedies in State and Federal Courts, including Bankruptcy Court. Ms. Segal’s work included representation of a national title company in a large fraud case against an agency involved in check kiting, and representation of national franchisors in litigation enforcing franchise agreements. Ms. Segal’s background also includes the representation of large and small businesses in day to day legal matters.