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29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America© recognizes MBM Partners for their professional legal excellence

Pittsburgh, PA (originally published August 18, 2022. Updated October, 31, 2022): Maiello Brungo & Maiello (MBM), a client-oriented, practical focused law firm, is pleased to announce that the following lawyers have been recognized in the 2023 U.S. edition of Best Lawyers.

Best Lawyers is one of the longest-running peer review publications among legal professionals and is universally recognized as a comprehensive guide to the nation’s top attorneys.

Lawrence Maiello leads MBM’s Real Estate Law practice, having specialized in the industry for over three decades. He possesses substantial experience with commercial, residential, and mixed-use real estate developments. Maiello is consistently recognized for his extensive Real Estate Law accomplishments by both clients and peers.

Michael Brungo, a partner with MBM, represents school districts, municipalities, and municipal authorities on issues including student rights and constitutional and civil rights issues. He also represents both public and private entities regarding employment matters including hiring and discipline and defending discrimination claims. Brungo also has extensive experience and success in collective bargaining.

John Prorok’s legal expertise encompasses three decades of commercial real estate transactions, including construction loans and the sale and lease of mixed use, office, and retail properties. Prorok received this distinction last year and has also been previously honored as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the areas of business/corporate law.

David Raves specializes in construction law and is a registered architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. By integrating his architectural experience with his legal practice Raves’ unique insight into the construction process affords his client’s stellar legal representation. He is recognized by both peers and clients for his exceptional results in Construction Litigation, including being a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since 2010.

Kathleen McConnell has extensive experience in the real estate industry which began as general counsel for a property management and development corporation. She has represented numerous clients throughout the organizational, transactional, financial, and construction processes necessary to real estate development. She has also been instrumental as counsel to banks in connection with loans secured by real estate and commercial assets.


Maiello, Brungo & Maiello is a full-service law firm comprised of a team of diverse and experienced lawyers specializing in:

Business Law Construction Law Education Law Employment Law 
Estate Planning Human Resources Litigation Law Municipal Law
Real Estate Law Tax Assessment Law

MBM is highly regarded for our collaborative, hands-on approach when working with clients to find tailored and comprehensive legal solutions. In every aspect of our engagement, we will consistently demonstrate a firm commitment to you.

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Alfred C. Maiello
Alfred Maiello

Alfred C. Maiello is the founding member of MBM and has represented area school districts as solicitor for 50 years. He counsels school districts and educational institutions on leading developments in school law and guiding them through their day-to-day and long-term challenges.