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Firm Profile

Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • United Plaza
  • 30 South 17th Street
  • 19th Floor
  • Philadelphia
  • Pennsylvania
  • USA
  • PA 19103

Firm profile submitted by Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

Managing Partner: George E Pallas
Number of partners: 28
Number of lawyers: 60
Languages: English, French, Polish, Spanish, Vietnamese

Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC was founded in 1988 as a firm focusing on construction law. Since that time, the firm has grown from a handful of attorneys to one of the largest construction practices in the nation and a full service firm representing thousands of clients across a wide range of industries nationwide and internationally. Currently, the firm has ten offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC and Kentucky.

Commercial Litigation:
Handles complex litigation matters in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies on a variety of partnership, real estate and commercial transaction issues for large and small businesses as well as individuals.
Contact: Steven M Williams
Tel: 717 234 5530
Email: [email protected]

Nationally and internationally represents construction and construction industry-related businesses including owners, architects, engineers, developers, sureties, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and a wide-range of specialty trade subcontractors such as electrical, mechanical, concrete, flooring and architectural glass. With more than 40 full-time attorneys throughout the firm working on construction matters, Cohen Seglias has cultivated a significant presence within the construction industry. The firm achieves results by speaking the same language as its clients. Many of its attorneys worked in the construction industry before practicing law and have backgrounds or hold degrees in construction related fields such as architecture and engineering.
Contact: Roy S Cohen
Tel: 215 564 1700
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Edward Seglias
Tel: 215 564 1700
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Jason A Copley
Tel: 215 564 1700
Email: [email protected]

Federal Contracting:
Represents military and civil works construction clients and clients in several unique sub-specialty areas such as small business certification and procurement, small business contracting, dredging, marine contracting, environmental remediation, and supplies and services projects. The group has developed a strong national and international presence that serves the interests of government contractors in over thirty states and a number of foreign countries.
Contact: Michael H Payne
Tel: 215 564 1700
Email: [email protected]

Financial Services:
Represents banks, financial institutions, debt buyers, and debt collection companies in commercial loan transactions, loan workouts, bankruptcy, asset recovery, foreclosures, receiverships and defense litigation.
Contact: James McNally
Tel: 412 434 5530
Email: [email protected]

Government Relations & Energy & Utilities:
Navigates clients through corporate investigations and the legal, regulatory, financial and political challenges facing companies in the Marcellus Shale Region. With decades of experience at the highest levels of government, these groups put strategic relationships and insider knowledge to work for clients by addressing concerns discreetly, without costly litigation.
Contact: Christopher D Carusone
Tel: 717 234 5530
Email: [email protected]

Internal Investigations:
Uncovers waste, fraud, abuse and other wrongdoing within organizations in a confidential and cost-effective manner. The group includes a former state investigator and prosecutor, whose expertise has proven to be invaluable in cases involving allegations of misconduct. Clients include academic institutions with Title IX investigations.
Contact: Paul S Thaler
Tel: 202 466 4110
Email: [email protected]

Labor & Employment:
Represents employers/management exclusively in all matters relating to labor and employment law including employment litigation, labor-management relations, National Labor Relations Board election and unfair labor practice charge proceedings, wage-hour matters, preventive maintenance and litigation avoidance, construction labor law, non-competition agreements and trade secret litigation. The firm’s attorneys bring substantial experience from the EEOC and the NLRB. The group’s litigators devote their practice to aggressively defending clients in state and federal, trial and appellate courts. The group represents a large number of contractors and construction industry-related firms as well as employers in a wide range of industries, including manufacturers, distributors, hospitality, retailers and professional service organizations.
Contact: Marc Furman
Tel: 215 564 1700
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate & Business Transactions:
Offers a broad range of real estate, business, and transactional services. The group’s attorneys collaborate with other departments such as construction, commercial litigation, and wealth preservation to represent clients in the most challenging multi-dimensional matters.
Contact: Marian A Kornilowicz
Tel: 215 564 1700
Email: [email protected]

Wealth Preservation:
Represents a diverse array of individuals, entities and owners of closely-held businesses and counsels clients on estate planning, tax-savings strategies and business succession measures.
Contact: Wayne C Buckwalter
Tel: 215 564 1700
Email: [email protected]