Tucker Arensberg, P.C.

1500 One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222, United States
Phone: (412) 594-5583
Fax: (412) 594-5619
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Pennsylvania
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

Assessment Appeal Process May Provide Opportunities for Allegheny County Property Owners

Property assessments in Allegheny County have been in the news for many years. While many property owners had their assessments reduced through appeals after the 2012 Countywide reassessment, there still may be opportunities for…more
 /  Administrative Law, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation

The Commonwealth Court Holds That Time Limits for Public Comments at School Board Meetings Are Valid Under the Sunshine Act

Sklaroff v. Abington School District, 2017 WL 4582638 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). The Commonwealth Court reaffirms a school district’s authority under the Sunshine Act to impose reasonable time limits on citizens’ comments during the…more
 /  Education

Pennsylvania Expands Allowable Procedures for Ambulatory Surgery Center

Pennsylvania Act 70 of 2017, a copy of which is attached, changes the definition of an ambulatory surgical facility by redefining the duration of the “services” to be 24 hours, rather than a 4 hour procedure and 4 hours of…more
 /  Health

Something Amazing - A Unanimous Opinion by the United States Supreme Court in a Bankruptcy Case, Affirming and Remanding to the Seventh Circuit Regarding the Safe Harbor of 11 U.S.C. § 546(e): Merit Management Group, LP v. FTI Consulting, Inc.

Once in a while, a Supreme Court opinion crosses my desk that I cannot ignore. Such was the case today. The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in MERIT MANAGEMENT GROUP, LP v. FTI CONSULTING, INC., a unanimous…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

Important Information about the 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act: Business Tax Provisions

Substantial changes and new concepts were worked into the Act for business income, both of corporations and individuals. Corporate Tax Rate Reduced: The maximum corporate tax rate is 21%, down from 35%. Please see full…more
 /  Business Organizations, Taxation

Important Information about the 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act: Regulatory Outlook

The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department released an updated Priority Guidance Plan outlining the regulatory projects that have become necessary in light of the passage of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the…more
 /  Business Organizations, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Important Information about the 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act: Individual Income Tax Provisions

The following includes the more notable income tax changes for individual taxpayers, and unless otherwise noted, the changes are effective for tax years 2018 through 2025. Please see full Alert below for more information…more
 /  Taxation

Important Information about the 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act: Estate & Gift Tax Provisions

Exemption Amount Doubled: A simple but powerful change was made to the Federal Estate and Gift Tax: Starting in 2018, the amount that an individual can transfer free from estate tax (the "exclusion amount") increased from a base…more
 /  Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Court Upholds Termination of Teacher for Sexually Harassing Co-Teacher

Neshaminy School District v. Neshaminy Federation of Teachers, 171 A.3d 334 (Commw. Ct. 2017): The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court held that an arbitrator decision violated public policy by reinstating a teacher after continuous…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Education, Labor & Employment Law

OIG Gainsharing Opinion Facilitates P4P

Although it has been almost a decade since the OIG has issued a gainsharing opinion, OIG Advisory Opinion No. 17-09 confirms the federal government’s support of the pay for performance concept. OIG 17-09 is the first…more
 /  Health

Uber and Waymo Settle Trade Secret Dispute

On February 9, 2018, Uber and Waymo agreed to settle their closely watched trade secret dispute related to self-driving car technology. As part of the settlement, Uber has agreed not to use any Waymo confidential information in…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment Law, Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation

School Code Update: School Boards Must Prohibit Lunch Shaming

On Sunday, November 5, 2017, Governor Wolf allowed HB 178, the omnibus School Code bill, to become law without his signature. The bill, now Act 55 of 2017, among other things, amends Section 1337 of the School Code to prohibit…more
 /  Education

Tips for Long Term Care Collections Policies

Many long term care providers (including skilled nursing, assisted living and personal care homes) may have a written collections policy. If yours doesn’t - why not?…more
 /  Health

Pennsylvania Superior Court Upholds Entry of Summary Judgment In Favor of Defendant In Slip And Fall Case

In a case with very good facts for the property owner, the Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the entry of Summary Judgment against the Plaintiff in a case filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County (Collins v…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Citizen’s Suit Against Individual School Directors For Categorical Ban From Attending Future School Board Meetings Dismissed

Barna v. Board of School Directors of the Panther Valley School District, Case No. 15-3904 (3d Cir. 2017). The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a citizen’s suit against individual…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Education
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