Wayne V. Deluca

Wayne V. DeLuca received his undergraduate 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.

Email: wvdel@pghlaw.com

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

School Law

  • Maintaining an advisory relationship with school boards to review current statutes,
  • cases and trends in the increasingly complex area of education.
  • Representing school boards regarding expulsions and suspensions.
  • Solicitor for a charter high school in the City of Pittsburgh

Gaming Law

  • Representing manufacturers, distributors and vendors regarding legality and operation
  • of electronic amusement games.
  • Representing manufacturers of electronic amusement games in obtaining review and approval for new games to be operated in Pennsylvania.
  • Advising liquor licensees regarding gaming, contests and tournaments permitted by the Pennsylvania Liquor Code.

Liquor Code and Regulations

  • Citation Defense
  • Liquor license transfers
  • Advising liquor licensees in all aspects of compliance with the Pennsylvania Liquor Code and gaming legislation.
  • Representing licensees regarding “dram shop” claims.
  • Advising licensees regarding smoking/non-smoking regulations.

Criminal Law

  • Criminal defense for all Pennsylvania Crimes Code violations.
  • White Collar defense in Federal Court.
  • Tax Fraud defense in Federal Court.
  • Criminal defense for all violations of state Motor Vehicle Code, including DUI defense.

Business Law

  • Corporate establishment/profit and non-profit.
  • Serving as corporate counsel.

Civil Litigation and Appeals

  • Construction litigation.
  • Contract litigation.

Real Estate/Land Use Planning/Zoning Law

  • Representing Zoning Hearing Boards.
  • Representing landowners/developers regarding land use issues.

Wills/Powers of Attorney/Estate Probate

  • Drafting of Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney and Healthcare Powers of Attorney.
  • Representing estates.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania State Courts, Trial/Appellate
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit


  • University of Pittsburgh, Juris Doctorate 1969
  • Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Science 1966