Steven R. Chadwick is a Partner at Leech Tishman and a member of the Real Estate Practice Group where leads the Oil and Gas Title Group. He is also a member of the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group. Steve is based in the Pittsburgh office, where he regularly advises clients on corporate and real estate transactional matters.
Steve’s past success in the financial industry provides him with a unique blend of practical, business experience with legal proficiency, enabling him to present cost-effective solutions to his clients.
Steve has a diverse group of clientele, ranging from assisting local entrepreneurs in realizing their dream of launching a new enterprise, to serving as national real estate counsel for large, public entities. This broad range of clients provides him with significant experience addressing real estate and corporate matters ranging from domestic leasing, and acquisitions and dispositions of professional office space and industrial manufacturing facilities and working cooperatively with international counsel located abroad to ensure consistency of deal structure and leasehold liabilities across global real estate portfolios.
Additionally, Steve has significant niche experience relative to the coal, oil and natural gas sectors, with particular emphasis on coal, oil, gas and mineral interest acquisitions and dispositions.
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
B.S. in Finance, Monmouth University
Chadwick Legal, LLC
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Reed Smith LLP
“Pennsylvania Ruling Bolsters Protection of Public Natural Resources,” Real Estate Legal Update, June 27, 2017
“The Oil and Gas Industry in Pennsylvania: The State of Compulsory Integration,” Real Estate Legal Update, November 20, 2014
“The State of Compulsory Integration in Pennsylvania,” The Legal Intelligencer, November 18, 2014
“The Case That Could Disrupt a Century of Settled Law: PA Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of Shedden v. Anadarko,” Real Estate Legal Update, September 16, 2014
“Estoppel by Deed Follow-Up: PA Supreme Court To Consider Appeal of Superior Court Decision,” Real Estate Legal Update, August 15, 2014
“PA Oil & Gas Lease Act: There’s more to Section 34.1 and the Rule of Apportionment,” Real Estate Legal Update, August 1, 2014
“Section 34.1 and the Rule of Apportionment,” The Legal Intelligencer, July 29, 2014
“Act 13 in the news: Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania Holds Additional Act 13 Provision Unconstitutional,” Real Estate Legal Update, July 21, 2014, Co-Author: Sean P. Delaney;
“Oil and Gas Development on Public Lands Clears the PA State Legislature,” Real Estate Legal Update, July 11, 2014
“Drilling, Division Order and Leasehold Purchase Title Examination,” National Business Institute, June 3. 2014, Co-Author(s): Peter L. Kogan
“Pa. Court Confirms Lessee’s Right of Joint Development,” The Legal Intelligencer, May 20, 2014
“Commonwealth Court of PA Clarifies the Scope of the Development Permit Extension Act,” Real Estate Legal Update, May 13, 2014, Co-Author: Peter L. Kogan
“Ohio 7th District Court of Appeals provides much needed clarity on Dormant Mineral Act,” Real Estate Legal Update, April 16, 2014
Superior Court Holds Estoppel By Deed Preserves Oil and Gas Lease,” Real Estate Legal Update, March 20, 2014, Co-Author: Ronald G. Hartman
Mars Area Public Library (President, Board of Trustees)
Eastern Gateway Community College (Curriculum Advisory Panel, Paralegal and Prelaw Studies)