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March 4, 2020

Attorney Keith Coyle will be an instructor for an “Introduction to Pipeline Safety Regulations,” March 4-5, 2020. The pipeline industry is under heightened scrutiny by regulators, the media and the public. The NTSB highlighted aging pipelines as a concern in its 2019-2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements. Likewise, Congress has ongoing interest in the safety of older transmission pipelines and in the replacement of leaky and deteriorating cast iron pipe in natural gas distr(…)

March 5, 2020

Attorney Keith Coyle will participate at the OOGA Annual Meeting on the midstream panel on March 5, 2020 addressing recent rules issued by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). This meeting brings together top state and national industry leaders who will discuss current issues impacting the Ohio oil and gas industry. In addition to the business sessions, vendors exhibiting products and services pertinent to the industry will participate in the trade show portion of(…)

March 5, 2020

Attorney Christian A. Farmakis will be the moderator for Transaction Preparedness: How to Prepare Your Company for Any Type of Deal at Smart Business Dealmakers Conference, March 5, 2020. No matter what type of M&A transaction you’re looking to do, being prepared comes down to three areas — your finances, operations and people. This group of entrepreneurs and experts will offer a deep dive into how to make sure you’re checking the right boxes before you go to market with a deal. For more inf(…)

March 6, 2020

Attorney Justine Kasznica will present on “How Ohio Companies Can Get Involved in the Artemis Program” at Returning to the Moon: A Legal Symposium on Friday, March 6, 2020. This symposium will explore the various legal challenges surrounding the return to the Moon including property claims, military activity, commercial ventures, jurisdictional issues, environmental sustainability, and natural resource extraction. For more information, click here.

March 7, 2020

Babst Calland joins BHS Foundation for its 2020 Crystal Ball on Saturday, March 7, 2020. For more information, click here.

March 7, 2020

Babst Calland joins the Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) for its 150th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Proceeds from this event benefit the Allegheny County Bar Foundation. For more information, click here.

March 7, 2020

Babst Calland joins Center for Theater Arts for its “Reach for a Star” Gala Fundraiser on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Event proceeds go to providing all students, including those with special needs, with the highest quality performing arts instruction that supports the development of self-image and self-confidence.  For more information, click here.

March 26, 2020

Please join us for a free seminar addressing 2019 Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia legislation and recent construction case law developments with Babst Calland Attorneys Kurt Fernsler, Matt Jameson, John McCreary, Jim Miller, Rich Saxe and Dave White. *Topics to be announced soon. This seminar qualifies for two (2) PA or WV CLE or two (2) PDH credits. For more information, please email

April 8, 2020

Babst Calland joins Mid-State Literacy Council for its 2020 Community Spelling Bee on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. For more information, click here.

April 14, 2020

Attorney Colleen Grace Donofrio will present “Surviving Investigations and Facility Inspections” at the PA Chamber’s 2020 Annual Environmental Conference & Trade Show on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. EPA and DEP have recently increased inspections of companies. With many companies hiring new environmental directors over the last two years, it is important that they are prepared for inspections. Colleen will discuss how to prepare for an inspection if you do get an early notice; what to do during(…)