Thomas S. Schrack – Shareholder, State College

Thomas S. Schrack – Shareholder, State College 2016-11-05T08:32:25+00:00
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Phone: 814-238-4926
Email: tsschrack@mqblaw.com
  • Pennsylvania and Centre County Bar Associations
  • Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association
  • Pennsylvania Borough Solicitors Association
  • Board Member, Schlow Library Foundation
  • Board Member, Centre County United Way
  • Board Member and Vice Chairman, Bellefonte YMCA
  • Board Member and President, Leadership Centre County; Member, Class of 2010
  • “ABCs of Leasing: Important Terms to Be Negotiated,” Landlord-Tenant Law Essential Issues, Seminar, Sterling Education Services, Altoona, 2014 and 2015
  • “Landlord and Tenant Rights and Obligations,” Landlord-Tenant Law Seminar, Sterling Education Services, Altoona, 2012 and 2013
  • “Basics of Oil and Gas Leasing,” Fundamentals of Oil and Gas Law Seminar, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Williamsport, 2012
  • “Ownership of and Access to Oil, Gas, and Mineral Rights, Pennsylvania Land Law Seminar,” HalfMoon Seminars, Lecture, State College, 2011
  • “Responding to Freedom of Information Act Requests: A Walkthrough of the Federal Freedom of Information Act and the New Pennsylvania Right-To-Know Law,” IACUC Conference, Lecture, State College, 2008
  • “Winning Plaintiffs May Become Losers in the End: The Supreme Court Ruled That Award Recipients Are Taxed on the Contingent Fees They Must Pay to Their Attorney,” Vermont Law Review, Article, 2006
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of PA
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of PA
  • L.L.M., Taxation, Temple University Beasley School of Law
  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law
  • B.A., The Pennsylvania State University (major, Political Science; minor, Economics), With Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa

Tom Schrack concentrates his practice in business and real estate law. He acts as counsel to various middle market, emerging, and closely-held businesses. He advises his clients on a wide array of legal matters, including business formation, governance and employment matters, business disputes, commercial transactions, day-to-day operational matters, and fundamental transactions such as mergers and acquisitions.

Tom’s client representation covers many industries including health care, education, architects and engineers, construction, restaurants and hotels, retail, real estate sales and leasing, and insurance and benefits. Drawing upon his experience representing various industries, Tom consistently evaluates ways to assist his clients in accomplishing their goals.

A large part of Tom’s practice also involves serving as solicitor to municipalities and municipal authorities. Tom routinely advises these clients on operational and governance issues, Sunshine Act and Right-To-Know matters, contracting and procurement issues, and financing.

Tom earned his law degree from Villanova Law School, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Villanova Sports and Entertainment Law Journal. In addition, Tom has a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from Temple University Beasley School of Law.