Founding Shareholders Chip Babst, Dean Calland and Frank Clements

Since it was founded in 1986, Babst Calland has operated with a collaborative spirit and an open management structure. Many attorneys at the firm have the opportunity to actively participate in the management of the firm. The firm is governed by a board of directors, which is currently composed of Chip Babst, Dean Calland, Don Bluedorn, Kathy Condo, Chris Farmakis, Kevin Garber, Steve Green, Blaine Lucas, Bruce Rudoy, Mark Shepard, Dave White, and Denny Yates. Frank Clements serves as the firm’s Secretary and General Counsel.

Chester R. Babst III
Managing Shareholder; Chairman of the Board
Chip Babst serves as the managing shareholder of the Firm and as chairman of the board of directors. He is a member of the Environmental Group, the multi-disciplinary Energy and Natural Resources Group, and Litigation Group...
Dean A. Calland
Founding Shareholder
Dean Calland is a founding shareholder of the firm and a member of the Environmental Group. Mr. Calland’s practice focuses on hazardous and toxic substance regulation and enforcement under RCRA, CERCLA, TSCA and related federal and state legislation...
Frank J. Clements
Founding Shareholder; Secretary and General Counsel
Frank Clements is a founding shareholder of Babst Calland. Mr. Clements is experienced in a variety of corporate, finance and commercial transactions. He has a strong background in energy and environmental law. His practice is focused on business transaction work...
Donald C. Bluedorn II
Shareholder
Don Bluedorn’s practice focuses primarily on water and wastewater management, site remediation/brownfields, and hazardous and non-hazardous waste issues. Because of the technical nature of both the subject matter and his education...
Kathy K. Condo
Shareholder
Kathy Condo is a shareholder in the Litigation Services Group of Babst Calland. Before joining the firm, Ms. Condo spent more than 25 years in the Pittsburgh office of a large national law firm, during which time she handled numerous jury and non-jury trials...
Christian A. Farmakis
Shareholder; Vice Chairman of the Board
Chris Farmakis has developed a reputation for delivering reliable, practical, efficient business-oriented advice to his clients. His legal practice focuses on these disciplines: acquisitions and divestitures; complex corporate and commercial transactions...
Kevin J. Garber
Shareholder
Kevin Garber is a shareholder in the Environmental Services and Energy & Natural Resources Groups of Babst Calland, practicing out of the Firm’s Pittsburgh and State College offices. Mr. Garber concentrates much of his practice in the areas of natural resources law and water law.
Steven M. Green
Shareholder
Steven Green is a Shareholder in the Energy & Natural Resources and Environmental Services Groups of Babst Calland. His practice is focused on energy matters, primarily upon advising and representing corporate clients within the oil and gas industry.
Blaine A. Lucas
Shareholder
Blaine Lucas is a shareholder and co-chairman of the Public Sector Services Group of Babst Calland. He is also a member of the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources Group, and is responsible for coordination of the firm’s representation of energy industry clients on land use and other local regulatory matters.
Bruce F. Rudoy
Shareholder
Bruce Rudoy is a shareholder, co-chair of the Energy and Natural Resources group and chair of the Mineral Title Department of Babst Calland. Mr. Rudoy concentrates his practice in the areas of oil and gas, business transactions, corporate and real estate law...
Mark D. Shepard
Shareholder
Mark Shepard is a shareholder in the Litigation Services Group of Babst Calland and currently serves on the Firm’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining the firm, he served as chair of the Litigation Group for one of Pittsburgh’s largest law firms...
David E. White
Shareholder
David White is a shareholder in the Construction Services and Litigation Services Groups of Babst Calland. Mr. White concentrates his practice on construction and commercial litigation.