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Clark Hill Thorp Reed lawyers exemplify the firm’s commitment to hard work, high ethical standards and dedication to client service. Our attorneys practice in diverse areas of law, and combine a multidisciplinary approach to solving legal problems. The bottom line: Clients of Clark Hill Thorp Reed benefit from attorneys whose expertise and commitment deliver effective client outcomes and superior legal service.

Jeffrey J. Conn

Member-In-Charge Pittsburgh Office

412 394 2324 Office
412 394 2555 Fax

One Oxford Centre
301 Grant St, 14th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Jeffrey J. Conn’s primary areas of practice are commercial and real estate finance, mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and real estate law. He regularly represents lenders, borrowers, real estate developers and small, middle market and large corporations in a variety of transactional matters and matters involving general corporate advice.

In 2009, Jeff was honored with the Maurice Cleveland Waltersdorf Award for Innovative Leadership from his alma mater, Washington & Jefferson College.


  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1989
    Magna Cum Laude
    Order of the Coif
    Associate Editor, University of Pittsburgh Law Review
  • B.A., Business Administration, Washington and Jefferson College, 1986
    Cum Laude
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Benjamin Franklin Prize in Economics

Professional / Civic Activities

  • Member, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
  • Co-Chair 2009 and 2010 Leukemia/Lymphoma Society’s Vegas on the Mon
  • Vice Chair, Epilepsy Foundation’s Annual Mardi Gras
  • Member, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Emerging Leadership Committee
  • Member, Washington and Jefferson College Pre Legal Advisory Committee
  • Member, Washington and Jefferson College Alumni Association
  • Member, Washington and Jefferson College Pete Henry Society
  • Member, University of Pittsburgh Law Alumni Association
  • Member, Pittsburgh Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth
  • Member and Board of Director, Upper St. Clair Athletic Association
  • Member, Upper St. Clair Veterans Park Committee
  • Member, The Duquesne Club

Bar / Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association (Commercial Law Section)
  • Member, Washington County Bar Association (Commercial Law Section)
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association (Commercial Law Section)
  • Member, American Bar Association (Commercial Law Section; and Loan Documentation Subcommittee of the Commercial Financial Services Committee)

Publications / Presentations

  • Selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America
  • Selected by the Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the region’s 50 Fast Trackers