Matt A. Jarrell

Shareholder and Director

Matt A. Jarrell

Shareholder and Director

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Phone 412-258-6725
Fax412-261-6221

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Mr. Jarrell is a Shareholder and Director of the firm, Chair of the Energy and Natural Resources Services Group, and a member of the Corporate and Financial Services Groups. Since well before the shale boom, Mr. Jarrell has assisted energy industry players in formulating and executing their business strategies through asset and equity acquisitions and divestitures, capital structuring, general operations, and business planning. He counsels his oil and gas clients, including international majors and regional and private equity-infused firms, in connection with negotiation and drafting of purchase and sale agreements, joint ventures, development agreements, farmouts, operating agreements, and other contracts. He also regularly represents industry clients in connection with large scale land title due diligence matters, title certifications, regulatory matters, land use tension, contract and commercial litigation, and other issues. Additionally, Mr. Jarrell has extensive general corporate and transactional experience and has counseled clients ranging from individual entrepreneurs to well-funded business entities through all aspects of a business’s lifespan.

Matt_Jarrell
Phone 412-258-6725
Fax412-261-6221

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Selected Engagements

  • Represented Appalachian Basin-based oil and gas production company in connection with recapitalization and private equity investment of more than $200 million.
  • Represented major international oil company in connection with title due diligence involving more than 450 leases and a transaction value in excess of $4 billion.
  • Served as lead transactional and due diligence counsel for both purchasers and sellers in various oil and gas asset transactions involving hundreds of thousands of acres in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
  • Represents manufacturer and distributor of propane fuel conversion systems adopted by vehicle fleets
    throughout United States.
  • Drafted long term take or pay drilling services agreement between Appalachian Basin start-up drilling company specializing in horizontal drilling and major oil and gas production company.
  • Represents group of natural resource industry-related companies located in the Appalachian Basin in
    connection with various corporate governance, transactional, operational and contractual matters.

Areas of Law/Focus

  • Energy
  • Software
  • Corporate and Transactional
  • Emerging Technology
  • Commercial Credit Recovery and Workouts
  • Estate Planning

Education

  • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law, 2000
  • B.A., Political Science, West Virginia University, 1997

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • State of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Energy and Mineral Law Foundation
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Director, Riverview Childrens’ Center – website: www.riverviewchildrenscenter.org