The April 19 article – “Energy
Spotlight: Ryan T. Purpura” – features partner Ryan Purpura’s Western
Pennsylvania roots and his commitment to serving the oil and gas industry. In
quoted material, Ryan notes the importance of a law firm like McGuireWoods
having a true brick and mortar presence in areas where shale and other oil and
gas activity is greatest – states like Pennsylvania and Texas. The article also
describes his education and personal background, and his 11 years representing
the legal interests of the energy industry.