PITTSBURGH – Jarod A. Illar has joined the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC as Of Counsel. He joins the firm’s Business Department, focusing his practice in the area of business and economic development. Illar has more than a decade of experience in handling complex transactions as well as real estate, finance, and commercial law.
“Jarod’s capabilities and experience with transactions ties in well with our growing Pittsburgh team and what we, as a firm, seek to accomplish in the region,” said Steptoe & Johnson CEO Christopher L. Slaughter. “Developing relationships and learning his clients’ businesses are what drives his success, and what has helped Steptoe & Johnson succeed for more than 100 years.”
Illar has served as lead counsel in commercial transaction matters for local and multi-national corporations. He has negotiated multi-million-dollar acquisitions and represented clients responsible for the development of office buildings, sports complexes, manufacturing facilities, and retail spaces.
Additionally, Illar advises clients on the most effective way to approach crucial aspects of business operations by combining his extensive experience in a wide array of industries with his knowledge of business law and practice.
He is a First American Title Insurance Company approved attorney and licensed Pennsylvania resident title agent. He earned his law degree from Ohio Northern University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from The Pennsylvania State University.
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