Alan T. Shuckrow

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Alan T. Shuckrow is the President and managing shareholder at Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky. Alan is a problem solver — inside and outside the courtroom. His experience ranges from municipal and education law to civil litigation and real estate. His clients include large corporations and smaller, entrepreneurial organizations.

Mr. Shuckrow’s education law practice includes a niche focus on representing charter schools. He also has experience as a school district solicitor and special counsel to school entities.

Mr. Shuckrow has represented government bodies, including townships, boroughs, authorities and counties, in cases involving zoning, land use, labor, collective bargaining, Pennsylvania Sunshine Act, Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law, and sewage and water issues.

He also represents individuals in public sector-related matters. During his career, Mr. Shuckrow has argued on behalf of business and individual clients in hundreds of court proceedings. He has obtained favorable results for both plaintiffs and defendants.

In the area of real estate litigation, Mr. Shuckrow has experience with tax assessments and exemptions, condominium and homeowner association issues, landlord/tenant disputes, zoning, land use, oil and gas leasing, lender liability, mortgage foreclosures and title disputes.

Mr. Shuckrow, his wife and two children live in McCandless, a North Hills suburb of Pittsburgh.

Professional Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Municipal and School Solicitor Section, 2000-2001 chair

Community Activities

  • President Allegheny North Swim Club, 2012-present
  • North Allegheny School Board, elected member, 2005-2011
  • McCandless Zoning Hearing Board, member, 1998-2004
  • North Hills Community Outreach, board member, 2001-2005
  • St. John Neumann Church, Franklin Park Borough, lector


  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1994
  • B.A., Villanova University, 1991


  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1999