Overview

Jeremy is an experienced commercial litigator who, for more than a decade, has focused on energy, with an emphasis on oil and gas litigation. His extensive experience in the shale and hydraulic fracturing arena spans the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and includes work in administrative proceedings, state trial and appellate courts, and federal trial and appellate courts. 

He continues to represent E&P operators in the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays, including counseling on challenges regarding local zoning ordinances, defending against lease invalidity claims, defending litigation matters alleging contamination and health effects from drilling operations, pursuing injunctive actions, enforcing access rights, rights-of-way and easements, prosecuting trespass actions against activists, and counseling clients on their obligations relative to government agencies and regulations.

Jeremy previously served as a law clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Nancy A. Vecchiarelli in the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio and to the Franklin County (Ohio) Municipal Court. Jeremy is a frequent speaker and author on industry-related topics.

Education

  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law  (J.D., with honors, 2000)
  • Youngstown State University  (B.A., summa cum laude, 1997)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Professional Associations

  • Allegheny County (PA) Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Federalist Society
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Washington County (PA) Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®, Energy & Natural Resources, 2018
  • Pittsburgh Business Times, Who’s Who in Energy, 2014-2016
  • Youngstown State University Geography Department, David T. Stephens Outstanding Alumni Award, 2017

Community

  • Gamma Theta Upsilon, Honorary Member
  • Practical Law Company, Advisory Board, 2013-present
  • Center for Victims, Director on Board of Directors, Audit and Executive Committees, several ad hoc committees 2004-2012
  • Indian Meadows Homeowners Association, Board Member and Secretary, 2018-present