Maureen A. Dowd

Senior Associate Attorney


Maureen A. DowdEmail Address:

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


Maureen A Dowd is a Senior Associate Attorney at Grenen & Birsic, P.C.

Maureen represents banks and financial institutions in commercial cases. She focuses her practice on commercial loans and secured transactions, loan workouts, creditors’ rights in State and Federal bankruptcy courts, and commercial foreclosures.

She has prepared loan documents for construction loans, asset-based loans, and other commercial loans; has negotiated and drafted forbearance agreements, voluntary property surrender and other workout documentation; and has handled foreclosures of commercial property, disposition of equipment and other personal property.

Maureen also works to protect creditors’ rights in various bankruptcy proceedings.


  • Quincy College (B.A., summa cum laude, 1982)
  • University of Notre Dame Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1985)
  • Staff Member and Articles Editor, Notre Dame Law Review, Willian Kirby Legal Writing Award
  • Loyola University Chicago (Ph.D., with Distinction, 1999)


  • Bar of Illinois, 1985
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Bar of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court


  • Allegheny County Bar Association (Member, Real Estate Section)