Alan T. Shuckrow

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Alan T. Shuckrow has been an attorney at Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky since 1997 and has been a Shareholder since 2003. From 2014-2019, he served as the Firm’s President and Managing Shareholder. He currently serves on the Executive Committee as the Firm’s Counsel.  His experience ranges from municipal and education law to civil litigation and real estate. His clients include non-profit and for profit organizations and governmental entities.

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 matters involving zoning, land use, labor, collective bargaining, Pennsylvania Sunshine Act, Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law, and sewage and water issues.

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 is known for his problem solving skills, both inside and outside of the courtroom. He has put this to work advocating on behalf of business and individual clients in countless negotiations, transactions and court proceedings.

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

Professional Affiliations

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Managing Partners Committee, chair 2017-2019
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Municipal and School Solicitor Section, chair 2000-2001
  • Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools - Member Legal Advisory Committee
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central Pennsylvania, trustee and vice-chair 2017-Present
  • President Allegheny North Swim Club, 2012-2015
  • 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

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


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