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Edward B. Harmon

Of Counsel
fax +1 412.394.2555

Edward B. Harmon counsels U.S. and international corporations, financial institutions, buy-out groups, and other institutions on their merger and acquisition, disposition, investment banking, and financing transactions.

Edward was a partner with Clark Hill Thorp Reed from 1988 to 2007. He spent eight years as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, and he leads the Strategic Transactions practice. With more than 40 years of legal experience, he also frequently counsels board of directors on strategic issues and corporate governance matters.

Ed was quoted in the national news media regarding the Hewlett-Packard Board investigation, executive compensation, anti-trust, corporate governance, and merger and acquisition issues.


J.D., New York University School of Law, New York City, New York, 1971, Editor, New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, 1970-1971
B.A., City College of the City University of New York, New York, New York, 1968


Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Florida School of Law

Guest Lecturer, Poe Center for Ethics Education and Research, Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida

Robert Morris University, Department of Finance/Economics, Advisory Board

Guest Lecturer, Robert Morris University, Department of Finance/Economics

The Duquesne Club

Pennsylvania Bar Institute Lecturer on Environmental Law

Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association

Mentor of the Entrepreneurial Fellows Center of the Katz Graduate School of Business of the University of Pittsburgh

First President of the Sewickley Farms and Estates Homeowners Association

Serves on the Board of Directors of Entaire Global Companies, Inc., and is Chairman of the organization’s Audit Committee

Serves on the Board of Directors and on the Audit and Compensation Committees of Markovitz Enterprises, Inc.

Serves on the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee, and also as Chairman of the Compensation Committee, of Superior Forge and Steel Corporation

American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Allegheny County Bar Association

Counsel to the Flat Glass Logistics Research, Education and Standards Council

Former Member, Board of Directors of the Union League

World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

General Counsel, Pittsburgh Electric Engines, Inc.

Appointed as Guardian Ad Litem in the 8th Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of New York
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of New York
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Pennsylvania