Anthony J. Carna

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Education
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, JD, 2009
  • Westminster College, BS, 2006
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Affiliations

Member, Allegheny County Bar Association

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Energy and Mineral Law Foundation

Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Member, Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (PIOGA)

Member, W. Edward Sell American Inn of Court

Anthony focuses his practice on the areas of oil and gas law and construction law. He regularly advises publicly traded and privately held energy companies on matters involving acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, project development, mineral conveyancing, regulatory matters, joint development and exploration agreements, gas gathering agreements, participation agreements, operating agreements, pipeline right-of-way agreements, oil and gas leases and other documents associated with natural gas operations.

Anthony has also assisted clients on matters involving the development and construction of midstream facilities and related infrastructure, the development and construction of transmission facilities, disputes arising from oil and gas leases and pipeline right of way agreements, oil and gas ownership claims and oil and gas well-site construction issues. In addition, he regularly provides general business counsel to a number of energy and construction companies.

Anthony was appointed to Pittsburgh’s Global Shapers Hub, an initiative of the World Economic Forum comprised of industry leaders dedicated to making positive contributions to their communities.

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Anthony Carna
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T: +1 412 667 7932F: +1 412 667 7948Tower Two-Sixty
260 Forbes Avenue
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Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3142

Served as senior in-house counsel to a publicly traded pipeline company where he was responsible for the management and oversight of the company's legal affairs, including supporting several of the company's business units and advising on matters relating to transmission projects, midstream projects, real estate transactions and strategic planning.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in connection with multi-billion dollar pipeline modernization projects.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in development and construction of multi-billion dollar transmission line projects.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in disposition of transmission lines and related facilities and real property.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in acquisition of transmission lines and related facilities and real property.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in disposition of midstream facilities and related assets and real property.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in acquisition of midstream facilities and related assets and real property.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in development and construction of midstream infrastructure.

Representation of investor in acquisition of equity interest in company operating U.S. based coal mines.

Representation of seller of non-operating working interest in Eagle Ford Shale development project.

Representation of purchaser of non-operating working interest in Utica Shale development project.

Representation of purchaser of non-operating working interest in Marcellus Shale development project.

Representation of oil and gas producer in the disposition of Marcellus Shale acreage, wells and related assets.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in sale of offshore pipeline.

Representation of steel company in acquisition of South American company.

Representation of a number of publicly traded pipeline companies in gas gathering and gas processing transactions.

Representation of privately held coal producer in drafting and negotiating coal lease agreements.

Representation of publicly traded pipeline company in pipeline encroachment disputes.

Representation of privately held coal producer in drafting and negotiating coal supply agreements.

Completed due diligence review of coal lease validity and structure in connection with investor’s acquisition of equity interest in U.S. based coal company.

Completed due diligence review of oil and gas lease validity and structure in connection with Buyer’s acquisition of Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale acreage.

Representation of publicly traded energy corporation in class action royalty dispute.

Representation of publicly held energy corporation in oil and gas lease validity dispute.

Representation of an investment management group in its acquisition, through a portfolio company, of a provider of web hosting services.

Representation of an investment management group in its acquisition, through a portfolio company, of the assets of a web hosting company.

Named to “Pennsylvania Rising Stars,” Energy and Natural Resources, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2013-2015

Speaker, "The Midstream Landman: A Challenging Endeavor in An Ever Changing World," Understanding the Appalachian Basin Midstream Industry, Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, April 20, 2015
Speaker, "Who Owns What? The State of Oil and Gas Production Rights," YPE-Pitt Law Spring Energy Symposium, McGuireWoods LLP Event, April 25, 2014