Elliott J. Ehrenreich


Elliott, who is licensed to practice in both Pennsylvania and New York, concentrates his practice on business acquisitions and financings, real estate development and construction projects, health law and other general business transactions. He has successfully represented a diverse range of clients including businesses, franchises, physician practices, a national healthcare service provider and several nonprofit entities throughout Western Pennsylvania and Western New York. He serves as Practice Group Leader for the firm's Business & Tax Group.

Practice Areas

  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D.; cum laude; CALI certificates in Land Use Planning; Payment Systems; Bankruptcy; and Commercial Transactions II
  • Gannon University, B.A.; magna cum laude
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Recently successfully closed transactions exceeding $350 million in value
  • Handled numerous physician contracts and physician practice acquisitions
  • Successfully closed a diverse range of development, franchise and license agreements
  • Negotiated and successfully closed a restaurant franchise deal covering multiple properties and operating locations in New York and Missouri
  • Handled acquisition of a division of a national healthcare service provider
  • Negotiated several management contracts for large regional nonprofit institutions
  • Obtained multiple expedited tax exemptions for charitable organizations
  • Successfully defended a higher education alumni association against litigation related to corporate governance matters

Community and Professional Service

  • UPMC Hamot, Board Member
  • Hamot Health Foundation, Executive Board Member; Former Board of Corporators Chair; Corporator Campaign Chair 2013-2014
  • Emergycare, Board Member; Development Committee
  • WQLN, Board Member
  • The Kahkwa Club, President, Board of Directors
  • VisitErie, Board Member and Secretary
  • Child Development Centers, Inc., Board Member
  • LifeWorks Erie, Past Board Chair and Member
  • Erie Ambassador

Professional Affiliations

  • Erie County Bar Association, Orphans' Court Rules Committee; Business & Commercial Section, Past Chairman
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Firm's Professional Advisor Symposium, October 2013, 2014, 2016-2021
  • COVID Webinars on PPP and other loans for Erie Regional Chamber & Growth Partnership, Shenango Valley Chamber, and Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce, April-June 2020
  • Healthcare Ventures Alliance Long-Term Care Seminar, May 2017: Repeal and Replace? A Long-Term Care Provider’s Current Obligations Under the Affordable Care Act
  • Firm’s Annual Municipal Law Symposium, April 2017
  • Healthcare Ventures Alliance Long-Term Care Seminar, May 2016: Corporate Compliance Programs and Oversight in the Long-term Care Industry
  • Healthcare Ventures Alliance Long-Term Care Seminar, May 2015: New Power of Attorney Law and its Effects on Long-Term Care Providers
  • Small Business Development Center Franchisee Roundtable Discussion, October 2013
  • Guardianships...What a Facility Needs to Know
  • COBRA/HIPAA - What’s Changing and What’s Staying the Same
  • The Impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on COBRA
  • Pennsylvania Proposed Assisted Living Regulations

Articles and Publications

Audio Presentations