Who’s Who in the Energy Industry?

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Congratulations to Ronald W. Schuler, Member in Charge of the Pittsburgh Office, for being recognized as a leader in the energy industry.

Mr. Schuler was selected by the Pittsburgh Business Times for their annual Who’s Who in Energy list. Every year, the Pittsburgh Business Times recognizes key players in the energy industry for southwestern Pennsylvania.

Mr. Schuler is a corporate, securities and commercial transactions lawyer with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, private placement financings, and numerous types of contracts for clients within the energy, software, biotechnology and telecommunications industries. He served as chief administrative and senior operations executive for a $100+ million Appalachian oil and gas production company, developing an intimate knowledge of oil and gas transactions, joint ventures, leasing and land matters, and energy derivatives. He works with exploration companies on matters relating to large-scale Marcellus Shale acquisition and development.

In addition to this accolade, Mr. Schuler is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He was named Best Lawyers® 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” for Mergers and Acquisitions Law in Pittsburgh. He is continually selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law. And, he is listed in Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity.

Please join us in congratulating Ron on this great honor.

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Spilman Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® 2015

We are pleased to announce that several attorneys in our Pittsburgh office were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 directory of leading attorneys.

Best Lawyers®, published by Woodward White, Inc., is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 50,000 leading attorneys cast almost 5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. More information on the research process can be found here.

The following Spilman attorneys were selected by their peers in their respective areas of practice:

Carl H. Hellerstedt, Jr.: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment
Nathaniel C. Hunter: Real Estate Law
Ronald W. Schuler: Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Peter R. Rich—Labor and Employment Law
David L. Robertson—Labor and Employment Law

From the way we carefully guide our clients through the legal system to the speed and synchronization of our execution, and from the accuracy and effectiveness of our representation to the innovative ways we select and nurture talent, Spilman strives for excellence and value.

Spilman Attorney Schuler Recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” 2015

We are pleased to announce that Ronald W. Schuler, Member in Charge of the law firm’s Pittsburgh office, was named the 2015 Pittsburgh Mergers and Acquisitions Law “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers. Only a single attorney is recognized as such for each practice area in each community. Schuler joins nine other Spilman attorneys that have been recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practices and markets.

Schuler is a corporate, securities and commercial transactions lawyer with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placement financings in the energy, software, biotechnology and telecommunications industries. He served as a chief operations executive of a $100+ million oil and gas company before joining Spilman in 2009. Click here to read Schuler’s complete biography and to contact him directly.

Best Lawyers, published by Woodward White, Inc., is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which nearly 50,000 leading attorneys cast almost 5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. More information on the research process can be found by clicking here.