Pittsburgh Attorney – Wayne V. DeLuca

Pittsburgh Attorney - Wayne V. DeLuca

Wayne V. DeLuca received his undergraduate degree from The Pennsylvania State University and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He was a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation before entering the practice of law.

Mr. DeLuca has practiced law for over 35 years, with a special emphasis in:

School Law

  • Maintain and advisory relationship with school boards to review current statutes, cases and trends in the increasingly complex area of education law

  • Represent school board in matter of expulsions an suspensions

Gaming Law

  • Represent manufacturers, distributors and vendors regarding legality and operation of electronic amusement devices.

  • Represent the manufacturers of electronic devices in obtaining review and approval of new games and equipment

  • Advising liquor licensees regarding gaming, contests, and tournaments permitted by the Pennsylvania Liquor Code

Liquor Code and Regulations

  • Citation defense

  • Liquor license transfers handled efficiently and cost-effectively

  • Advising licensees in all aspects of compliance with the Pennsylvania Liquor Code

  • Maintaining an advisory relationship with client to ensure ongoing compliance with changes in the Pennsylvania Liquor Code and gaming legislation that affects licensees

  • Represent licensees and employees regarding “dram shop” claims

  • Advising licensees of operating procedures which should be in place to avoid being designated a “nuisance bar”

  • Advising licensees regarding smoking/non-smoking regulations as they affect licensed establishments

Criminal Law

  • Federal / State

  • Violations of State Motor Vehicle Code Violations, including DUI defense

  • White Collar Defense

  • Tax Fraud Defense

Business Law

  • Corporate establishment / profit and non-profit

Civil Litigation and Appeals

Real Estate/Land Use Planning/Zoning Law

Wills/Powers of Attorney/Estate Probate


Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylania State Courts, Trial/Appellate

  • U. S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

  • U. S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Allegheny County Bar Association

  • Municipal and School Solicitor’s Section, Allegheny County Bar

  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

  • Pennsylvania Amusement and Music Machine Assoc. (PAMMA) Counsel


  • University of Pittsburgh, Juris Doctorate 1969

  • Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Science 1966

E-mail address: wvdel@pghlaw.com

“Our growth is the result of a deliberate strategy to meet our clients’ need for coordinated, high-quality legal representation in a changing economy.” Our success has been the result of:

A constant, unrelenting focus on the needs of our clients.
A belief in the strength of a team-based approach to the delivery of our services.
A commitment to excellence and to constantly seeking better ways to serve our clients. An atmosphere that fosters creative and innovative thinking.