Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.

  • Established in 1906
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Corporate Services

Providing the Legal Guidance Businesses Need to Succeed
To compete in today’s sophisticated and ever-changing corporate climate, businesses require strategic and timely legal services. The pace of today’s business world moves at breakneck speed. Never before has management been so pressured to dot every “i” and cross every “t.” In this highly-charged atmosphere, clients need to recognize that there are both offensive and defensive legal strategies that can be used to protect business property, minimize risk, and grow the company.

The Corporate Services Group at Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote offers clients a full spectrum of services essential for any for-profit or not-for-profit company. We work with enterprises of all sizes and shapes — from start-ups, partnerships, family businesses, and physician practice groups to mid-sized manufacturers and Fortune 500 companies. Our clients include both publicly-traded and privately-held companies.

At Dickie McCamey, our attorneys are seasoned in the nuances of business law. We know how to think like business people as well as lawyers. This mindset is essential to ensuring actions are not just legally sound but that they are good for business as well. We pride ourselves on our ability to turn on a dime to respond quickly and cost-effectively to clients’ needs and the dynamics of the legal marketplace.

Offering a Full Scope of Services
The Corporate Services Group attorneys are equipped to assist clients in a variety of areas including:

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Bankruptcy and Credit Restructuring
  • Business Counseling
  • Business Structuring and Legal Entity Choice
  • Commercial Agreements and Relationships
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Transactions
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Non-Profit Organizations and Transactions
  • Real Estate Transactions and Financing
  • Securities Law and Private Placements
  • Software Licensing and Services
  • Sports and Media Ventures
  • Technology Licensing and Transfer
  • Trademark and Copyright Registration
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote attorneys regularly counsel clients on M&A and divestitures. These may include stock or asset-based transactions, leveraged buy-outs, or spin-offs. Services are complete in scope from due diligence through structuring and financing the deal. Our M&A clients have ranged from multi-national companies to subsidiaries of U.S.-based companies, from old economy to new economy companies.
We understand the alternatives to mergers and acquisitions, including joint ventures and strategic alliances, and can structure innovative solutions in the areas of business, finance, and taxes.

Business Structuring and Legal Entity Choice
The decision to become a Subchapter S Corporation, a C Corporation, a Limited Liability Company or some other legal entity is an important consideration for any business owner. Because of our involvement with start-up companies, entrepreneurial buyers and physician practices, among others, our attorneys understand the tax, liability, and ease of administration ramifications of each and can help you select the proper entity for your business enterprise.

Commercial Agreements and Relationships
Commercial contracts are the basis of virtually every business. The attorneys in our Corporate Services Group provide a full spectrum of contract services to our clients. These may include contracts for equipment leasing, franchise agreements, distributor agreements, and sales and licensing contracts. As part of these agreements, our attorneys can also assist in financing arrangements, including capital or finance leases and letters of credit.

Technology Matters
In partnership with our Technology Law Group, our lawyers assist technology and emerging growth companies with the major issues facing them, including technology licensing and transfers, commercial arrangements, employment, and litigation issues.

Employment and Labor Matters
Our lawyers partner with the firm’s Employment and Labor Law Group to assist clients in meeting the changing demands of today’s workplace. We prepare employers to anticipate and effectively address challenges associated with employee complaints and concerns by drafting and implementing appropriate policies and procedures and establishing proper guidelines in contracts and other employment-related agreements.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Janet K. Meub by a Sole Practitioner on 05/30/17 in Medical Malpractice Defense

    I have known and been opposed by Ms. Meub for many years in medical malpractice litigation. At all times she has exhibited the utmost professionalism and her word has been her bond. She has been punctual and forthcoming in all matters of discovery... Read more

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    I have known and been opposed by Ms. Meub for many years in medical malpractice litigation. At all times she has exhibited the utmost professionalism and her word has been her bond. She has been punctual and forthcoming in all matters of discovery and before the court. She exemplifies the highest level of legal capabilities, professionalism and ethics. Read less

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    I have worked on two separate lawsuits in which Dave was opposing counsel. He is a great attorney, professional, fair and intelligent. He exemplifies how the law should be practiced.

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Diversity

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. is committed to promoting a work environment that fosters and enhances diversity. The firm believes in the importance of various backgrounds and experiences which lead to better team work, strong ideas, and superior understanding in the workplace and in the various areas of law. We know our clients have a diverse workforce and our efforts towards a diverse law firm will enable us to better serve our clients.

Some of the firm’s extensive diversity efforts include:
  • Developing a diversity committee of seven attorneys to review firm policies and initiatives regarding diversity.
  • Being one of eleven law firms to participate in the Allegheny County Bar Association Minority Hiring Initiative. The firm has been a member of this organization since its inception and participates in all meetings.
  • Participating in the Allegheny County Bar Association Summer Clerkship and Law Internship Program. Through this, Dickie McCamey hires first year minority students from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the Duquesne University School of Law for 12-week summer clerkships.
  • Taking part in the University of Pittsburgh School of Law LLM program, in which law school graduates from other countries are able to experience law practices in a United States context by interning at Pittsburgh law firms.
  • Attending diversity conferences and lectures including:
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association Diversity Conference
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association Minority Attorney Conference
    • Mid-Atlantic Black Law Students Association Regional Convention
  • Sponsoring a law student from Panama through the ACBA’s Hispanic Attorneys Committee to assist him in preparing his thesis on the differences in the systems of law in Panama and United States.

Dickie McCamey believes in providing and maintaining a diverse workforce for attorneys and staff. We provide fair and ethical treatment regardless one’s race, gender, religion, age, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, or physical disability.

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer.
 

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