Business Professional Municipal Law

Business and Commercial Transactions

The McDonald Group’s business team represents clients of varying sizes in both profit and nonprofit sectors, including sole-proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, both for profit and nonprofit and limited liability organizations.

Health Care including Corporate Planning & Structure

Our firm provides the highest level of legal representation to health care facilities and professionals in Northwestern Pennsylvania. You can be assured we are vigilant on being up to date on the ever-changing health care industry issues and standards especially in the following areas:

  • Appropriate Entity Formation and Operation
  • Corporate Planning and Structure
  • Employment Matters
  • Compliance Regulations, including HIPAA
  • Contracts
  • Tax Matters, including tax exemption issues of nonprofit or charitable providers
  • Privilege and Licensing Disputes

Employment, ERISA and Labor

Our municipal law team provides skilled representation to local municipalities, authorities, and schools on a practical and efficient basis with a specific focus on:

  • Labor Counseling
  • Negotiations
  • Contracts
  • Litigation

Land Development, Zoning and Land Use

Even though this is a tailored area of the law, our business and municipal law teams work cohesively in addressing complex issues that involve government regulations and local restriction compliance.

Public School Law

Public School Law is a specific niche of the law, which our firm has many years of experience including service as legal counsel and school district solicitor.

Real Estate

Whether you are buying, selling or refinancing, our team of real estate professionals including experienced attorneys and paralegals, can assist you in both residential and commercial transactions such as:

  • Contract negotiations and drafting, including direct sales by owners, owner financing and refinancing
  • Required notices and disclosures
  • Promissory notes and mortgage papers


Since Attorney Thomas Buseck is also a Certified Public Accountant, we can provide you with specific expertise in tax planning and representation. Our team handles issues involving:

  • Individual Taxes
  • Corporate Taxes
  • Trust and Estate matters