John Donaghy

John W. Donaghy

Partner, Real Estate Law; Commercial Finance

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • 1970, PA

Bar Memberships

  • Pennsylvania (House of Delegates 2000-2009)
  • Bucks County (President, 2000, Treasurer, 1999)


  • A.B., Dickinson College, 1967
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1970


John W. Donaghy was a Law Clerk to the Honorable Genevieve Blatt, Judge of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania from 1972-1974.


John W. Donaghy is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Group and Real Estate Finance Group. Mr. Donaghy concentrates his practice in the representation of banks and other financial institutions in complex commercial and real estate finance transactions throughout the greater Philadelphia area, including Bucks and other surrounding counties. Mr. Donaghy has represented lenders in various transactions including large residential and commercial developments, construction funding and tax-free transactions, as well as other facilities in sums up to $80,000,000.00.

Mr. Donaghy has also had over 40 years of experience representing clients in various real estate related matters,  including commercial acquisitions and sales, zoning, subdivision and land development, and condominium transactions.

Mr. Donaghy has consistently been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® in the area of real estate by Thomson Reuters, published annually in Philadelphia magazine.

Charitable, Community and Civic Involvement

  • Bucks County Housing Group, Board of Directors