Donald A. Walsh, Jr.

[email protected] 412.242.4400

Donald A. Walsh Jr. is an associate with Maiello Brungo and Maiello, His practice is concentrated in real estate, civil and commercial litigation, business law, and estate planning.  Mr. Walsh has extensive experience in tax assessment appeal litigation and valuations where he has tried numerous cases of legal significance in Pennsylvania obtaining optimal tax results for his clients which include owners of notable properties of every variety including office, retail, multi-family residential, student housing, industrial, flex, bank, hotel and resort properties over three decades.  In addition to ad-valorem tax litigation, Mr. Walsh has a distinguished background in property tax exemption law, preferential assessments, “PILOT” programs, LERTA and tax increment financing “TIF” projects.  Mr. Walsh currently serves as trial counsel in assessment matters for several school districts in western Pennsylvania.  Additional experience in real estate encompasses eminent domain, land use and zoning, development, transactional work, leasing, easements and boundary disputes.     Mr. Walsh’s practice includes general corporate matters ranging from start-ups to corporate consolidations including mergers and succession planning.

Representative Experience

Successfully litigated commercial appeal of statewide import against international retailer involving valuation and taxation of leased fee interests in Pennsylvania.

Successfully litigated commercial appeal involving major multi-tenant retail facility resulting in a client tax benefit exceeding $1,000,000 dollars.

Successfully defended against appeal filed against hotel reflecting decline in valuation attendant to Marcellus shale oil and gas industry declines.

Mr. Walsh attended Miami University, Oxford Ohio and obtained a B.S. Degree in Business while majoring in Finance and an Masters of Business Administration, M.B.A from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.  Mr. Walsh obtained his J.D. from the Duquesne University School of Law where he was invited to serve as a member of the Duquesne Law Review.

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