Adam T. Petrun is an associate attorney who joined Cafardi Ferguson Wyrick Weis + Gabriel when the law firm of Voelker & Associates merged with CFWW+G in December, 2021. Adam’s practice primarily focuses on litigation and real estate/corporate transactional matters.
Adam is an experienced litigation attorney who focuses on assisting clients with various types of real estate and business law disputes. Adam has successfully counseled corporate shareholders, LLC members and partners in connection with various business disputes, has assisted landlords and tenants of commercial and residential properties, and has helped various property owners to resolve land use and easement matters, boundary disputes and other real estate matters.
In addition, Adam has assisted his clients with creditors’ rights litigation in Bankruptcy Court, and has successfully represented various clients in securing relief, including assisting landlords and tenants during the highly volatile periods of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adam is experienced in all aspects of litigation, from preparing with clients for litigation, crafting litigation strategy, and litigating at trial and on appeal, if necessary.
Adam is also an experienced transactional attorney who has advised and represented lenders, businesses and real estate owners in connection with real estate and business acquisition transactions. Adam has assisted his clients in navigating complex commercial transactions involving the acquisition of shopping centers, fuel stations, multi-unit apartment complexes, commercial assets and other types of commercial real estate.
Adam has assisted his transactional clients throughout all stages of these transactions, including negotiation of terms, preparing the acquisition documents, assisting with due diligence, counseling clients on risk and title issues, and seeing through the transaction to successful completion.
A significant portion of Adam’s law practice also includes helping clients with buying or selling residential real estate. Adam has helped to assist countless clients with private family transactions, for sale by owner transactions, property developers with securing real estate investment properties, and other types of residential real estate matters. In addition, Adam has assisted with preparing easements, shared driveway agreements and other types of residential land use restrictions common to residential owners.
Adam also has significant experience representing real estate agents in transactions that have become adversarial, as well as the parties to residential transactions that have needed legal assistance in the midst of contractual disputes or title problems.
In addition to his law practice, Adam is the Vice President of Business Operations for Three Rivers Settlement Services, Inc., which is a prominent closing company operating out of the North Hills of Pittsburgh, and owned by fellow Member of CFWW+G, Edward F. Voelker, Jr.
Adam loves to perform residential closings for Three Rivers, and to assist real estate agents, buyers, sellers, lenders and loan officers with obtaining title services. He has deep connections to real estate industry professionals in Western Pennsylvania and loves to assist them with their needs.
Adam is passionate about assisting his clients with every aspect of litigation, business and real estate law, and takes the time to educate them about the law, listen to their needs, and find solutions that are the best fit for the situation. He believes in a “down to earth” and practical philosophy when addressing any matter for his clients, and feels that legal assistance should be an accessible, rather than intimidating, subject to approach. He feels that it is important to understand the client’s perception of the situation, advise the client of their legal rights, and determine the best course of action to pursue based on a collaborative approach.
Adam is a summa cum laude undergraduate of Duquesne University, and received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, in 2013 from the Duquesne University School of Law, where he was an assistant editor for the Duquesne Law Review and a teaching/research assistant in the Legal Research and Writing Program.