Daniel C. Conlon

Daniel is an attorney in the firm’s Business and Corporate Group, in which he is a member of the Municipal & School Group, Real Estate and Land Use/Zoning groups.  His practice focuses on municipal law, real estate and zoning.  Prior to entering private practice Daniel was a Judicial Intern for the Hon. David S. Cercone; Judicial Intern for the Supreme Court of Costa Rica and a Law Clerk for the City of Pittsburgh Law Department.

In the area of Municipal law, Daniel has the following experience:

  • Served as Assistant Solicitor/Solicitor to various municipalities in south central Pennsylvania
  • Advised municipalities on the Sunshine Act, State Ethics Act, Borough Code, Municipalities Planning Code and Uniform Construction Code
  • Drafted resolutions and ordinances
  • Represented boroughs in eminent domain issues
  • Drafted and reviewed developers’ agreements and performance bonds
  • Drafted and reviewed requests for proposals, contract documents and professional services agreements.

Daniel has done the following in the areas of Real Estate and Zoning:

  • Advised zoning officers on the interpretation and application of zoning and land use ordinances
  • Represented economic development authority in the sale of a 400 acre commercial property
  • Drafted agreements to terminate easements to provide clear title to buyer
  • Prepared title abstracts for oil and gas leases.

Areas of Practice:  Business and Corporate, Real Estate, School & Municipal, Alcoholic Beverages/Liquor Licensing and Hospitality

Memberships and Activities: Daniel is a board member of the Latino Community Center and a member of the Pittsburgh Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as well as the Allegheny County Bar Association, serving on the Hispanic Attorneys Committee and was an Inaugural Member of the Diverse Law Student Initiative.

Jurisdictions:  Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Education and Background: Daniel earned his Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law where he was a Senior Staff Editor, Duquesne Business Law Journal, Merit Scholarship Recipient and Pro Bono Program Certificate of Recognition.  Daniel received his undergraduate degree from North Park University, magna cum laude.

Publications

“Credit Where Credit is Due: First Responders Get a Break on Local Taxes” published in Borough News Magazine, April, 2016.
“Right to Privacy for Public Employees” published in the Borough News Magazine, December 2016.
“How to Draft an Ordinance”, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, December 1, 2015.
“Superior Court Holds Act 91 Notice Published by the Pennsylvania Finance Housing Authority is Defective”, 15 DUQ.BUS.L.J87 (2013)

Languages:  Daniel is fluent in Spanish.