Matthew I. Moses

Area of Emphasis

Matthew Moses is a shareholder in the Corporate and Commercial and Energy and Natural Resources groups of Babst Calland. Mr. Moses’ practice includes business structuring and governance; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; information technology; and routine and complex commercial contracts in (among others) real estate, security arrangements, consulting, employment and construction. His practice also features a heavy concentration in energy and natural resources, including acquisitions and divestitures of natural gas assets (such as the Marcellus and Utica Shale), joint developments, leasing and operations.


Mr. Moses earned his B.A. in Political Science from Allegheny College in 1990 and his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1993.

Mr. Moses joined the firm in March 2000, bringing to his practice broad experience in corporate in-house and government regulatory environments. Before joining the Firm, Mr. Moses served as regulatory counsel for Crown Castle USA, Inc., the nation’s largest owner, operator and developer of wireless telecommunications towers, where his work also included counseling on business affairs and negotiation of tower licenses and multi-site build-to-suit ventures. Prior to working for Crown Castle USA, Inc., Mr. Moses served as an attorney-advisor with the Federal Communications Commission, where he worked on the development of federal regulations and policies governing wireless telecommunications services.

Memberships and Affiliations

Mr. Moses is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New Mexico (inactive). He is a member of the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and American bar associations, the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association, the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Mr. Moses also serves on the Legal Committee of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, is the past chair of the Corporate, Banking and Business Law Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association, and serves on the board of directors of the Mt. Lebanon Soccer Association.


“Location of Wells and Facilities Under Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Leases,” The PIOGA Press (the monthly newsletter of the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association), Issue 13, May 2011, p.p. 36 – 38.