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Valentino F. DiGiorgio III

Business Attorney at West Chester, PA

5.0   7 reviews
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  • Licensed for 28 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1994
    Active No misconduct found

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About Valentino

Learn Valentino’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Business
    Business start-ups, acquisition, divestiture, buy-sell agreements, organizational structure, partnership and LLC agreements. Counselling business owners with practical, results oriented advice.

    6 years

  2. Real estate
    Negotiating, drafting and restructuring commercial leases; real estate acquisition, sale and development; construction agreements; zoning, land development.

    21 years

  3. Bankruptcy and debt
    Representing commercial and residential borrowers and lenders in connection with loan acquisition, restructuring and enforcement.

    24 years

  4. Contracts and agreements
    Review, restructure, draft and negotiate contracts, including vendor agreements, license agreements, buy-sell agreements, joint venture agreements, entertainment contracts, non-disclosure agreements, marketing agreements, etc.

    24 years

  5. Consumer protection
    Representing consumers and borrowers in connection with claims of fraud, fraudulent malpresentation, false advertising, breach of warranty, bad faith.

    6 years

  6. Debt settlement
    Representing borrowers, lenders, vendors and small business in connection with settlement of and collection of debts and payables

    24 years

  7. Franchising
    I represented two national restaurant chains as general counsel and have worked extensively with drafting, structuring and review of franchise agreements, area development agreements, licensing agreements, etc.

    4 years

  8. Government
    Representing state and local governments, boards and authorities and companies doing business with and before them, including for procurement.

    21 years

  9. Landlord or tenant
    Representing landlords and tenants in connection with settlement and litigation of landlord tenant disputes.

    6 years


Practical, real-world experience and advice.

For over 25 years, I have advised and counselled financial institutions, not-for profit entities, commercial borrowers, local and state governments, real estate developers, restaurant owners, and a variety of large and small businesses. 

More recently, as Corporate & General Counsel to two national restaurant chains and their parent entities, I oversaw a variety of complex corporate, M&A, restructuring, real estate and employment matters, helping to lead those organizations during the pandemic and related economic challenges.  This allowed me to serve both as lawyer/advisor and as a member of the executive team, giving me important insight into decision making and the challenges facing businesses.

I enjoy working with small business owners and helping them bring their dreams to life. I give advice that is practical, minimizing risk and protecting you and your investment, while being mindful of the need to get your deal done efficiently and not over-lawyering the transaction. 

Whether you are starting a new venture, expanding your existing business or seeking to enforce your rights, I would love to assist and advise you. 


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5.0 / 5.0
  7 customer reviews
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Posted by Carol | May 3, 2023
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Realtor, property manager
Great Advisor, very knowledgeable and responsive. Would highly recommend him!
Posted by Carmine | April 28, 2023
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Great Attorney!
I'm used Val many times and no matter what area of law he handled - he was amazing - highly recommended!
Posted by Sherri | April 14, 2023
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General Manager
Valentino is very knowledgeable and thorough and offers advisement based on the law, thereby managing emotions. He's also very results oriented and sometimes completes a project much sooner than expected. He's trustworthy and professional and gifted in interpreting law.
Posted by Jarrett | April 12, 2023
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Vice President of Real Estate
Val provided excellent counsel and representation on a myriad of matter including Real Estate, M&A, leasing and sales. A consummate professional with the highest ethical standards and voluminous experience. A true problem solver who understands how to get the job done. His ability to resolve and structure deals made him invaluable for getting transactions closed.
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Posted by Rob | April 11, 2023
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The Best
My firm hired Val to handle the sale of our business. His experience and expertise helped us to get the best price, and we felt comfortable throughout negotiations and the execution of the deal knowing we were in good hands. Val met every deadline and was extremely responsive at all times throughout the process. I highly recommend him.
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Posted by Edward | December 7, 2022
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Amazing attorney - Extremely knowledgable!
Val is an amazing attorney with excellent work ethic, knowledge, experience and communications skills. His communication response time to emails and calls is off the charts. Val literally responds to emails within minutes and even after business hours. Val advised us on all our employee agreements, lender and vendor contracts and more. Val has done tremendous work for us and I highly recommend his services.
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Posted by Saul | December 6, 2022
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Amazing Lawyer
Val has great communication skills. Works efficiently and always follows up.
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Work Experience

  • Corporate Counsel
  • Boston Market Corporation/Corner Bakery
  • 2019 - 2022
  • Partner
  • Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young
  • 1999 - 2022
  • Chief of Staff
  • Senate of Pennsylvania
  • 1997 - 1999
  • Assistant General Counsel
  • Pennsylvania Department of Banking
  • 1995 - 1997
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  • Villanova University
  • J.D.
  • 1994
  • Temple University
  • B.B.A.
  • 1989


  • Shapiro-Davis Transition Team
  • Advisory Committee Member - Consumer Protection
  • 2022 - 2023

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