PITTSBURGH, PA – February 18, 2018 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that Yvette A. Michaud has joined the firm. Yvette has joined Leech Tishman as an Associate in the firm’s Energy Practice Group and the Business Oil and Gas Subgroup.

Yvette focuses her practice in the area of oil and gas and routinely counsels clients with respect to transactional, leasing, title and litigation matters in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio. She regularly advises clients on matters involving land management, mineral transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and business development. Yvette has extensive experience analyzing complex mineral, oil, gas, surface and coal title in the Utica and Marcellus shale plays, as well as drafting employee contracts, limited liability company operating agreements, pipeline agreements, master service agreements, commercial rental agreements, asset purchase, assignment and divestiture agreements, mutual settlement and release agreements, and purchase and sale agreements. Yvette also assists clients with commercial real estate closings.

Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Yvette was Executive Vice President of the Land & Legal Department of a West Virginia-based oil and gas firm, where she managed and closed over $3 million dollars in oil, gas and mineral asset acquisitions and divestitures. She also worked as a Senior Land Services Manager for a Houston-based midstream equity firm, where she was heavily engaged in a project to build a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regulated 15-mile pipeline system.

“We are very pleased to have the opportunity to add Yvette to our Energy & Business Oil & Gas lawyer teams,” stated Pete A. Fuscaldo, Managing Partner of Leech Tishman. “Her solid background in the oil and gas industry combined with her depth of experience in transactional, leasing, title and litigation matters will be a great asset to our energy clients and our firm.”


Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl is a full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in alternative dispute resolution, aviation & aerospace, bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, construction, corporate, employee benefits, employment, energy, environmental, estates & trusts, family law, government relations, immigration, insurance coverage & corporate risk mitigation, intellectual property, international legal matters, litigation, real estate, and taxation. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Sarasota, FL, State College, PA and Wilmington, DE. For more information call 412.261.1600 or visit us at www.leechtishman.com.

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