Robert J. Donaghy

Robert J. Donaghy

Trusted and Experienced Business and Real Estate Legal Services

Firm Overview

Supporting Pennsylvania businesses since 1988
Since establishing his preeminent law firm in 1988, attorney Robert J. Donaghy has helped Pennsylvania businesses throughout Bucks County and in Newtown make wise legal decisions regarding real estate law and business law, with an emphasis on contracts and commercial law. The knowledge I have collected while working on such cases for more than 30 years applies well to a broad range of business and real estate issues, encompassing everything from the creation and dissolution of businesses to new real estate ventures. I am well-regarded by my peers for my experience and proven record of results, and consequently have earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for my professionalism and ethics.

I am also an active member of the Bucks County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations, enabling me to stay informed about significant issues affecting businesses. I have authored numerous articles on specific tax-related aspects of the law. Business and real estate disputes or lawsuits can quickly diminish profits, which is why I efficiently and assertively strive to resolve your dispute, whether through mediation, arbitration or litigation, as quickly as possible.

I have regularly handled cases of varying degrees of complexity in the following areas:

Civil trial practice in state and federal courts
Commercial litigation
Commercial real estate
Business law
Employment law and contract law

Emphasizing industry knowledge and experience
As a small business myself, I understand the challenges business owners face in striving to be profitable and competitive. My more than 30 years of experience endow me with in-depth understanding of issues unique to the business and real estate industry, giving you the peace of mind you need to grow your business. I also realize that litigation may not be the best option, which is why I also put an emphasis on utilizing negotiation and arbitration proceedings when appropriate.

Contact a highly-rated and reliable Pennsylvania lawyer today
Call Robert J. Donaghy at 215.968.7780 or contact me online to schedule your free initial consultation.
Main Office
Main Office
301 State Street
Newtown  PA  18940
Phone
  • 215-968-7780
Websites
Business
Newtown, Pennsylvania Business Law Attorney
Trusted business ally
Whether you are planning to start or are expanding your business in Pennsylvania, an experienced and knowledgeable business law attorney can help expedite the process and ensure your success. I assist individuals and businesses of all sizes with:
Commercial and civil litigation
Business formation and advice
Due diligence
Financial investment counseling
Contract review and development
Contractual disputes
Buy-sell agreements
Shareholder disputes
With more than 30 years of industry experience, I am well prepared to handle business legal issues of any size or complexity. If litigation becomes necessary, I work tirelessly to defend your rights in court and provide the best possible results for your case.

Realizing your business dreams
One focus of my firm is helping clients start their own businesses. I review your business plans and advise on issues involved in business formation and maintenance, including potential liability, corporate entity formation and tax structures. Once your business has been established, I continue to help it grow by advising you on insurance coverage, investment strategies and corporate compliance issues. I also look after your best interests by finding strategies to limit your personal liability and improve your bottom line.

Helping business owners move forward
I work closely with business owners to ensure businesses run smoothly. I often negotiate and draft contracts and buy-sell agreements, assist with corporate compliance measures and tax filing, and represent businesses in shareholder disputes and commercial litigation cases. I am a seasoned negotiator and litigator, and know how to best represent your financial interests to successfully resolve your issues in the boardroom or the courtroom.

Protect your business today
I have the ability and experience to help your business succeed. Call my Newtown office at 215.968.7780 or contact me online to schedule your free initial consultation.

Robert J. Donaghy

Practice areas
Civil trial practice in state and federal courts
Commercial litigation
Business law
Employment law
Contract law
Commercial real estate
Admitted
Pennsylvania, 1976
U.S. Supreme Court, 1981

Education
J.D., cum laude, Temple University, 1976
B.A., Villanova University, 1973

Associations and memberships
Bucks County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association

Author
"Securities Regulations-Supreme Court Accepts a Strict Purchaser-Seller Standing Requirement in SEC Rule 10 (b)-5 Actions," 1976
"Rights of Purchasers of Lost Securities at Sheriff's Sales," 1976
Fiduciary Taxation-Deductibility of Income Taxes for Estate Tax Valuation Purposes," 1976

Biographical details
Associate Editor, Temple Law Quarterly, 1975 1976
Law Clerk to Hon. Theodore O. Rogers, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, 1976 1977
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