James F. Grenen

Of Counsel

James F Grenen

Email Address: jgrenen@grenenbirsic.com

Phone: 412-281-7650
FAX: 412-281-7657


James F. Grenen is a founding member of Grenen & Birsic, P.C.

Mr. Grenen brings over 30 years’ experience and business acumen to the firm representing banks, mortgage companies, and businesses. His practice areas include bankruptcy trials and commercial litigation, workouts and creditors’ rights, and consumer foreclosures.

For eleven consecutive years (2013-2024), Jim has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the Creditor Debtor Rights practice area. Mr. Grenen has been named by Pittsburgh Magazine as one of Pittsburgh’s “Top Attorneys” for several years.

Jim frequently participates as faculty and/or a CLE panel member for various Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Association programs on bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, receiverships, commercial and judgment collections, and Pennsylvania foreclosure and deficiency judgment law.


  • Trinity College, Hartford, CT (B.A., 1983)
  • University of Pittsburgh (J.D, 1986)


  • Bar of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Law)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Banking and Business)