Michael Tierney Joins Offit Kurman in Philadelphia Office

For Immediate Release

Philadelphia | February 11, 2021

Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that Michael Tierney has joined the firm’s offices in Philadelphia. He will serve as a principal-level attorney with the firm’s Business Law and Transactions and Mergers and Acquisitions group.

Michael Tierney concentrates his practice in a wide variety of corporate and real estate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity financings, fund formation, corporate governance issues, zoning, land use, and tax assessment appeals.

He represents companies and individuals in forming new businesses, structuring corporate governance arrangements, performing due diligence review and analysis in connection with proposed acquisitions and investments, and drafting and negotiating business agreements. Among other engagements, he was lead counsel representing the group of local investors who purchased The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, and from The McClatchy Company for $562 million.

Additionally, Mr. Tierney represents individuals and entities in obtaining necessary zoning, use, building, and other development-related permits, variances, and approvals from the relevant City or suburban agencies needed to build or modify a building or otherwise operate a business. He also represents property owners appealing their tax assessments before City and suburban assessment boards and, if necessary, on further appeal. Among other successful appeals, he recently secured a significant tax savings for a $100 million regional shopping mall.

Mr. Tierney received his J.D. from Delaware Law School, where he was a lead Editor of the Law Review, and his B.A. from Denison University. He is admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

To learn more about Mr. Tierney and to find out more about Offit Kurman’s comprehensive business law and transaction practice, visit


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