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Jay Levin

Experienced Business Lawyer
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Summary

Jay M. Levin joined Eckell Sparks in February of 2012. Prior to joining the firm, Jay was a partner in the Chester County law firm of DiGiacomo, Goldberg & Levin. Jay is a licensed practitioner in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and he practices throughout Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Lehigh and Bucks Counties and throughout the State of New Jersey. For over twenty-five (25) years, Jay has focused his practice on providing exceptional service to his clientele in the areas of businesses and commercial representation and general litigation, real estate, general counsel services and family law. Jay has an extensive background in commercial litigation, contact negotiations, leasing and real estate, business formation and development, corporate maintenance, mergers and acquisitions, and partnership and shareholder agreements and investor agreements. Jay has a solid understanding of the relationship between the law and the corporate bottom line with proven success in managing and conducting negotiation, litigation and dispute resolution. Jay received his undergraduate degree from American University in Washington, D.C. in 1989, and received his law degree from Widener University School of Law in 1993.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Eckell, Sparks, Levy, Auerbach, Monte, Sloane, Matthews & Auslander, P.C.
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For nearly twenty (20) years, Jay has focused his practice on providing exceptional service to his clientele in the areas of businesses and commercial representation and general litigation, real estate, general counsel services and family law. Jay has an extensive background in commercial litigation, contact negotiations, leasing and real estate, business formation and development, corporate maintenance, mergers and acquisitions, and partnership and shareholder agreements and investor agreements. Jay has a solid understanding of the relationship between the law and the corporate bottom line with proven success in managing and conducting negotiation, litigation and dispute resolution.
Attorney/Owner
DiGiacomo, Goldberg & Levin
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Engaged by Sonic Restaurant Franchise to bring 6 entities into the Pennsylvania market. Determined best corporate entity, developed plan for first opening including lease drafting and review, site selection, employee policies, negotiations with bank, financing, construction and ongoing operations leading to opening of 6 restaurants. Represented commercial clients on verge of bankruptcy and default of loans and leases, reviewing operational structure, daily business practices and current contracts with vendors and suppliers and renegotiated contracts, avoiding bankruptcy and leading to profitable business sale at higher multiples. Negotiated resolution to Union claim of hiring non-union contractors during construction. Successfully eliminated necessity for filing injunctive relief or court intervention saving estimated $50k for client. Managed and litigated employment discrimination claim filed against County Sheriff's Department/County Commissioners, acted as special legal counsel leading to pretrial settlement. Negotiated potential Teacher's Union Strike, as President of the Great Valley School Board. Negotiated with assistance of solicitor a new contract for teachers avoiding a strike which would have major impact on the school district and children's education. Key contributor in developing marketing and distribution documentary entitled "Firepower for Freedom" for the Battleship USS New Jersey BB-62. Negotiated with State of New Jersey regarding licensing, marketing and sales issues and negotiated with angel investors to obtain financing. Successfully negotiated and litigated claims against numerous hospitals and nursing homes in PA, NJ, TX, FL, OH, NC and SC for failure to pay outstanding balances owed to a Healthcare Staffing Company. Represent retail businesses, healthcare staffing companies, food service companies and commercial tenants/landlords regarding leases, daily business management, contracts, legal, operational and budgetary issues, strategic planning and policy development.
Education
Widener University Delaware School of Law
J.D.
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American University
B.S.
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Awards
Top Lawyer 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
Main Line Today Magazine
2016, 2017 and 2018
Delaware County Daily Times Best Lawyer
Professional Associations
Delaware County Bar Association
Member
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Pennsylvania State Bar
Member
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Paoli Business & Professional Association
Director- Attorney
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Great Valley School District
School Board Preisdent/Vice President/Member
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Media, PA
300 West State Street
Suite #300
Media, PA 19063
Toll-Free: (610) 565-3700
Telephone: (610) 565-3700 Ext. 270
Fax: (610) 565-1596