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Alex W. Thomson - Pittsburgh, PA

Three Gateway Center401 Liberty Ave.22nd Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15222- 1005

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Updated: 10/30/2019

Pittsburgh Business Law Lawyer


Alex is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, the firm’s President and chair of the firm’s Business Law Practice group.

Serving as outside general counsel to a wide range of businesses from start-ups to large multi-nationals, Alex represents clients in a diverse set of industries from software to international consulting to steel manufacturing...

About Alex W. Thomson

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Health Care

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Director
  • Member, Executive Committee


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1993

Other Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Corporation, Banking and Business Law, Tax Law, Health Law and Intellectual Property Law Sections) (Member)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member)


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Honors: cum laude
    Law Review: University of Pittsburgh’s Law Review, Member
  • Boston University
    Major: Electrical Engineering
  • University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business

Past Positions

  • United States Army Signal Corps, Officer
  • Nalco Chemical Company, Sales Representative

Pro Bono Activities

  • Former Chief Counsel, Allegheny Regional Asset District
  • Graduate of Leadership Pittsburgh, Class XIX and the Coro Program for Emerging Leaders in Public Affairs, Class I
  • Board of Directors, Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, Allegheny Cleanways
  • Former Member, Pittsburgh Cable Communication Advisory Committee
  • Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania’s Advisory Committee
  • Former Chairman, Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority Board
  • Former Chief Counsel, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership
  • Pittsburgh Cares, Board of Directors, Past member and Treasurer



  • AV Preeminent® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings System
  • Top Lawyers in Pennsylvania, The Legal Network, 2014 - 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America ® 2019

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Office Information


Three Gateway Center401 Liberty Ave.22nd Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15222- 1005


  • 412-281-4499

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

M - F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm



Representative Cases

  • Represented a mental health pharmacy business from its formation to its sale to a private equity firm for $180 million.
  • Represented a lean consulting firm from its formation to its sale to a strategic buyer for $90 million.
  • Represented an internet auction business from its initial acquisition from its corporate parent to its sale to a strategic buyer for $12 million.

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