Marnie S. Schock

Area of Emphasis

Marnie Schock is a shareholder in the Corporate & Commercial Group of Babst Calland. Her practice focuses on: real estate transactions including sales, purchases, commercial and retail leasing, easements and other real estate agreements; the acquisition, disposition and leasing of mineral interests, joint development and exploration agreements, licensing and rights-of-way and other mineral conveyancing and related agreements; corporate acquisitions, mergers and divestitures; finance transactions; and commercial contracts.


Ms. Schock graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in 1995. She received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998 where she was a member of the University of Pittsburgh Journal of Law and Commerce.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Schock was Vice President of Legal for Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., a full-line sporting goods retailer with over $4 billion in annual sales. At Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ms. Schock had direct responsibility for a wide variety of legal matters including: negotiation of a $150 million headquarters project; legal aspects of Dick’s Sporting Goods’ three acquisitions; negotiation of big-box retail leases, trademark purchase agreements and licenses, and aircraft purchase and sales agreements; management of complex and routine litigation; and oversight of corporate governance matters. Before working for Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ms. Schock was an associate with two Pittsburgh-based law firms where her practice focused on real estate, corporate and finance transactions.

Memberships and Affiliations

Ms. Schock is a member of the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations.