Business Attorney at Sherrard, German & Kelly, P.C.
Mr. Uram is a member of the firm’s Corporate, Real Estate, Construction, Energy and Natural Resources, and Litigation Services Groups. Mr. Uram is a business attorney who is a fierce, professional advocate for his clients. Through creativity, thoroughness, and expertise, Mr. Uram is able to craft solutions to his clients’ most complex and important legal issues. Based on his professional achievements and peer recognition, Mr. Uram has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Magazine as a 2019 Pennsylvania Rising Star, a distinction given to fewer than 2.5% of all Pennsylvania attorneys.
Mr. Uram focuses a significant portion of his practice on high-stakes commercial litigation and appeals, with a particular emphasis on construction disputes; shareholder derivative actions; corporate governance and deal litigation; oil and gas matters; and contract and tort actions. In his corporate practice, Mr. Uram provides strategic counseling to businesses, boards of directors, shareholders, and individuals. He routinely drafts and negotiates contracts and provides insight, advice, and services on corporate governance/M&A, risk avoidance/mitigation, and claim preservation/prosecution. Mr. Uram has extensive experience with both litigation and transactions involving the construction and development industries, including mall developments/redevelopments, schools, water treatment plants, bridges, roads, pipelines, retaining walls, hotels, commercial properties, restaurants, and private residences.
By coupling his litigation practice with his corporate and strategic counseling experience, Mr. Uram is able to provide his clients with practical, efficient, and, most critically, effective legal advice at all stages of the business lifecycle.
Mr. Uram graduated cum laude from Duquesne University School of Law, where he served as an Editor on the Duquesne Business Law Journal. While in law school, Mr. Uram earned CALI Excellence Awards in both Contracts and Civil Procedure, was named a Dean’s Scholar, was a member of the Appellate Moot Court Board, and was a member of the Federal Litigation Clinic. He was also chosen to be the renowned Dr. John Murray’s research assistant, where, among other projects, Mr. Uram assisted in Dr. Murray’s revision to Volume 10 (Breach of Contract) to the landmark Corbin on Contracts Treatise. Mr. Uram graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with dual degrees (Economics and Political Science). While at Pitt, Mr. Uram competed on the nationally-ranked club baseball team, where he earned First-Team All-Region honors as a third baseman.
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