Pete Fuscaldo is Managing Partner of Leech Tishman. He is a member of the Corporate Practice Group, where he co-leads the General Counsel Group. Pete is also a member of the Tax Group. Pete is based in the Pittsburgh office and represents diverse, established, and emerging privately-held companies, often serving as general business counsel in both day-to-day legal matters and strategic transactions.
Pete also Chairs the Leech Tishman Management Committee.
Pete provides counsel on a full range of complex business issues. He advises clients on matters related to entity formation and operation, the tax and legal structure of business acquisitions and dispositions, corporate finance matters, venture capital funding, and private equity transactions. Pete counsels businesses on multifaceted restructuring and recapitalization transactions involving both debt and equity. Pete has a deep understanding of financial accounting, as well as business and tax law, which allows him to be creative in finding solutions to otherwise challenging deals.
Pete has earned the reputation of being resourceful, pragmatic, and cost-effective for his clients. His business sensibilities and no-nonsense approach have become the hallmark of his over 25 years of practice. He recognizes the importance of listening to understand his client’s desired outcome, strategizing to develop the right approach, and then tenaciously executing.
J.D., T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond
B.S., Duquesne University
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Tax Court
Ernst & Young
Allegheny County Bar Association
Allegheny Tax Society
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Attorney
The Best Lawyers in America: Tax Law (2011-2023); Corporate Law (2013-2023)
Best Lawyers Pennsylvania, Tax Law (2011-2022), Corporate Law (2013-2022)
Best Lawyers Pittsburgh, Tax Law (2011-2022), Corporate Law (2013-2022)
Achieva (Past Trustee)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (Participant, Pathways Mentor Program)
Vagabond Ministries (Member, Board of Directors)