Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Break the Immigration Stalemate

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court joined Congress in letting political stalemate push our country deeper into chaos and further away from addressing the urgent issue of modernizing our immigration system. Click here to Joel Pfeffer's article, "Break the Immigration Stalemate".

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Down by the River: Pittsburgh's Proposed Riverfront Interim Planning Overlay District

As Pittsburgh transitions further away from its industrial past, the City has determined that the industrial zoning applicable to large swaths of its riverfront should be replaced. To that end, the City is considering a significant amendment to zoning regulations for properties near the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers in hopes of encouraging commercial, residential and mixed use development, protecting the riverfront environment and ensuring that the rivers are an accessible public amenity.

Read more in this Developing Pittsburgh article by Andrea Geraghty and Matthew LasekDown by the River: Pittsburgh's Proposed Riverfront Interim Planning Overlay District”.

Friday, June 17, 2016

ABA Intellectual Property Roundtable

Please join us for the next ABA Intellectual Property Roundtable scheduled for Tuesday, June 28 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. The program will be held in the offices of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP and lunch is provided. The topic is IP and Employment Implications of the Defend Trade Secrets Act.

Please feel free to share this invite with others in your organization who may have an interest in this topic.

Please RSVP to:  rsvp@muslaw.com.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

MUS Attorney Elected as Secretary and Treasurer of ACBA Business Law Section

Gary M. Sanderson
The Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) has elected attorney Gary M. Sanderson as secretary and treasurer of the Corporate, Banking and Business Law Section.

The ACBA Corporate, Banking and Business Law Section reviews laws relating to corporations, commerce and banking. It also provides educational opportunities for members to expand their legal knowledge on these subjects and networking opportunities for members to stay informed of developments in the field.

Sanderson is an associate attorney at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott. He represents clients in complex business transactions and disputes and is part of several groups, including Real Estate & Lending, Corporate & Business Law, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and International Law & Immigration.

Active in the ACBA, Sanderson is also involved in the Young Lawyers Division and Real Property Section. He is also vice co-chair of the Young Leaders Group of the Urban Land Institute of Pittsburgh and a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Green Building Alliance.

Sanderson graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and political science.  He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where he graduated cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. While in law school, he served as research editor of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Tax Review and was the co-founder and business manager of the Business & Corporate Law Association.