Adam Diaz delivers creative and pragmatic legal counsel to clients on a wide range of complex commercial real estate transactions.

Adam represents commercial and institutional clients in connection with the purchase, sale, development, leasing and financing of mixed-use, office, commercial, retail, and industrial properties.

He has particular expertise in drafting and negotiating build-to-suit and triple net office, industrial and retail space leases on behalf of national tenants and prominent landlords, as well as counseling clients in sophisticated transactions involving the acquisition and disposition of real estate across the country.

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Representative Matters

  • Represented one of the largest electronic health record network providers in the United States in the drafting and negotiation of two (2) build-to-suit office building lease agreements, each building comprising over 105,000 square feet with aggregate annual rentals in excess of $6 million
  • Represented a medical device and software solution company in the drafting and negotiation of an office and manufacturing lease agreement comprising approximately 42,000 square feet and with annual rentals in excess of $645,000
  • Represented one of the country's largest vertically integrated cannabis companies in the drafting and negotiation of a build-to-suit cultivation and grow facility in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, which included annual rent payments in excess of $3,000,000.00
  • Represented privately funded, non-profit corporation serving the Pittsburgh metropolitan area in the creation of an industrial lease agreement template for future tenants
  • Represented real estate developer in the acquisition of a portfolio of office park buildings in suburban Pittsburgh
  • Represented one of the largest banks in the United States in financing the acquisition of a portfolio of fast-food restaurants; led team of twelve attorneys and paralegals to conduct title and survey review of more than 150 properties in twelve (12) states
  • Represented private equity firm in the sale of two (2) student housing developments at Ohio University and East Tennessee State University
  • Represented private operator of regional shopping centers in the acquisition, redevelopment (including financing) and ultimate disposition of five (5) retail shopping centers in the greater Pittsburgh region
  • Represented technology company in the acquisition, development and financing of its new corporate headquarters in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Represented non-profit organization in the disposition of several summer camp properties across Pennsylvania
  • Represented real estate development firm in various applications for subdivisions, variances, special exceptions and other land use approvals 

Professional Affiliations & Honors

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • NAIOP, Member
  • West Park Court, Board Member
  • SOS Pittsburgh, Board Member
  • Selected to the  “Ones to Watch” list for Real Estate Law in Pittsburgh, PA by Best Lawyers (2023-2024)
  • Named a “Pennsylvania Rising Star” for Real Estate by Super Lawyers (2023)


  • J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, 2014
  • B.A., Miami University, 2010


  • Pennsylvania
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