H. Jeffrey Brahin

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Doylestown, PA

Law Offices of H. Jeffrey Brahin
 | 37 N Hamilton Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
Phone: 267-406-0737
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

H. Jeffrey Brahin is the founder of Brahin Law Offices, located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Representing people and companies throughout Bucks County, his varied practice includes general commercial and civil litigation as well as business transactions. Mr. Brahin's trial experience has included breach of contract actions, shareholder, landlord-tenant, and title disputes, covenants not to compete, and the representation of creditors in collection activities. He has also represented both plaintiffs and defendants in tort litigation.

In his business practice, Mr. Brahin provides advice and counsel on the choice of legal entity to use and then forms limited liability companies, corporations and partnerships. He provides representation on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and financing transactions, and he prepares and reviews employment and independent contractor agreements as well as general business contracts. Mr. Brahin also assists commercial real estate clients in purchases and sales, and his real estate practice extends to foreclosures, mechanic’s liens, partition and adverse possession. Held in high regard by his fellow professionals, Mr. Brahin has received a Distinguished* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Majoring in history and philosophy, Mr. Brahin attended Tufts University as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in 1981. He then pursued a legal education at Penn State’s Dickinson Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1984. Mr. Brahin has been in private practice for his entire career, and he is admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Business Law and Civil Litigation sections of the Bucks County Bar Association, and he is a past president of the Kiwanis Club of Central Bucks.


*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (40%): Non-Compete Agreements

Business/Corporate (20%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall

Real Estate (20%)

Focus Areas

Non-Compete Agreements, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2018

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About Jeffrey Brahin

Admitted: 1984, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.brahinlaw.com/pages/brahin.html

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • I am a member of the Bucks County Bar Association, and a member of the Civil Litigation and Real Estate sections.  I serve on the Continuing Legal Education committee.  I am  also licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • I currently serve on the Board of Directors of  Central Bucks County Meals on Wheels, and am a member of the Doylestown Kiwanis Club, where I have served several terms as President and Secretary.  I have been on the Board of Directors for Libertae and the Bucks County Red Cross.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • I have taught numerous couirses on commercial evictions for the Bucks County Bar Association, Steling Education and CAPE Institute,  and have given presentations on this subject at the Pennsylvania Bar Association's annual Real Estate Institute.  I have taught courses in confessions of jugment for the Bucks County Bar Associaztion and CAPE.  My article - The 63 Million Dollar Mistake: How a 63 Million Dollar Judgment by Confession was Stricken by a Careful Reading of the Judicial Code, was published in The Writs, the official magazine of the Bucks County Bar Association., Commercial Evictions in Pennsylvania; Landlord tenant Lae - The Eviction and Judicial Process; Confessions of Judment - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly; The 63 Million Dollar Mistake - How a 63 Million Dollar Judgment by Confession was Stricken by a Care

Transactions:

  • I performed what I beleive was the first Condominium Termination in Pennsylvania  pursuant to Section 3320 of  the Pennsylvania Condominium Act.  In conjunction with the termination, I,  along with Fox Rothschild, successfully litigated what appears to be one of the largest Actions to Quiet Title in Pennsylvania, which actions included over 100 defendants.   Subsequent to the revisins to Pa.R.C.P. 2950 et seq. (the Rules appliocable to confession of judgment procedure), I drafted language for use in cognovit clauses which has become standard language for these clauses across the Commonwealth.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • I have served as an expert witness in the areas of condominium litigation attorney fees and attorney malpractice matters.  I serve as a neutral arbitrator in personal injury actions.  My articles have apperared in The Writs, and I have taught numerous continuing legal education courses at the Bucks County Bar Association and for PBI on commercial evictiona and confessions of judgment.

Educational Background:

  • I graduated from Germantown Acadamy in 1977; Tufts University, cum laude with a B.A. in History and Philosophy in 1981; and the Dickinson School of Law in 1984

Industry Groups

  • Diversified Real Estate Investors Group
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Office Location for H. Jeffrey Brahin

37 N Hamilton Street
Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: 267-406-0737

 

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Last Updated: 10/4/2018

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