Chad R. Kaffer

Partner

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chad Kaffer brings 17 years of legal experience to Taylor English, with a focus on business, real estate, and commercial law. Having worked in general civil litigation, appellate litigation, and transactional law, Mr. Kaffer’s broad range of experience allows him to develop comprehensive strategies to protect his clients’ businesses in numerous different legal fields. He guides businesses from their initial formation to hiring, employee management, drafting and negotiating agreements and leases, handling land acquisition, and solving disputes both through negotiation and aggressive civil litigation.

Throughout his career, Mr. Kaffer gained experience working with commercial businesses, lenders, real estate brokerages, investors, developers, and construction companies. He also has extensive administrative law experience and has appeared before the Industrial Commission, Labor Board, Registrar of Contractors, Department of Real Estate, and Board of Appraisal, and he has also worked with the EEO, ADA, and FHA.

Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Kaffer worked for a local firm in Phoenix, Arizona, and cofounded his own firm in Scottsdale, Arizona.

In addition to his work in court, Mr. Kaffer is trained in alternative dispute resolution and regularly mediates or arbitrates disputes. He is a talented communicator who engaged in competitive public speaking and debate while at university and law school. Mr. Kaffer’s arbitration and communication skills help him protect his clients and advance their interests in negotiations.

Affiliations

  • The American Bar Association
  • The Pennsylvania Bar Association

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Construction
  • Coprorate & Business
  • Employment Counseling
  • Real Estate

Education

  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, JD, 2003
  • McKendree University, BA in Philosophy, Political Science and Speech Communication, 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona
  • Pennsylvania