Paul R. Yagelski, Esq.
Paul Yagelski joined Rothman Gordon in 1994 and practices in the areas of commercial law, creditors’ rights, work out/business closures, and litigation. As to his civil litigation practice, this includes contract actions, commercial and creditor litigation, corporate litigation, tort litigation, remedial litigation, tax litigation, and bankruptcy actions. Paul has litigated before State and Federal Courts, the American Arbitration Association, and the Construction Arbitrator Service of Western Pennsylvania. He has also been engaged in litigation involving the National Association of Security Dealers.
Paul has also represented a large number of clients in varying creditor actions. He has had extensive involvement in bankruptcy proceedings, including proceedings involving motions for relief from stay, motions for dismissal of bankruptcy proceedings, and objections to the discharge of claims. Paul has been involved in a number of successful work outs or business closures. Paul’s litigation practice has grown to include representing landowners in disputes with others over gas and oil ownership and other Marcellus and Utica related issues.
Paul earned his B.S., magna cum laude, from the University of Scranton and his J.D. at Duquesne University. He is a member of the Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. Paul is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, and an officer of the Downtown Business Connection Group. Paul was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in 2011 and 2012.
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court, Western Pennsylvania
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Areas of Practice:
- Commercial & Business Litigation
- Business & Corporate
- Marcellus, Utica and Other Shales
- Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft
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