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Jim Chiafullo

Jim Chiafullo

Jim Chiafullo


Steptoe & Johnson

Jim is a trusted advisor who brings a “total client approach” to his practice. His firsthand experience working as in-house counsel for a large corporation gives him the practical knowledge necessary to handle any type of commercial transaction. Jim concentrates in the areas of finance, corporate securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, shareholder disputes, construction law, antitrust, securities, contract drafting and negotiation, commercial and real estate law, and franchise law.

He represents clients that cover a host of industries including banking, construction, real estate, health care, manufacturing, media, engineering, and franchising. His clients describe him as “creative and committed,” and know they always have their best interest clearly in focus to find not only the legal solution but the practical solution.

The transactions he has handled during his career have been as varied as the clients he has represented.

Jim’s experience includes serving as counsel to a bank in a structured financing transaction for the gaming industry and as counsel for the purchaser of a computer service company. In addition, he has been and continues to serve as general counsel for various companies, handling their mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions and general corporate and securities counseling. He has also served in the roles of custodian and special master appointed by the court in matters involving disputes among stakeholders.


Conference Location

600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Tel: (412) 391-4600