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News & Updates

  • Murphy Exploration v. Adams: Texas Supreme Court Suggests That Horizontal Well Bore Will Not Drain Hydrocarbons From Adjacent Tract
    By Robert J. Burnett  As more and more horizontal well bores are being drilled across Pennsylvania, landowners are now keeping a closer eye on the […]
  • Federal District Court in Pennsylvania Allows Royalty Claim to Move Forward
    By Robert J. Burnett  As the Marcellus Shale development enters its fifteenth year, drillers are becoming more creative and aggressive in their effort to avoid […]
  • Litigation Attorney Henry Sneath Leads Presentation on the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) Henry M. Sneath, Chair of Houston Harbaugh’s Intellectual Property Practice and Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice, was lead presenter of “Shhhh”…How to Keep Secrets Secret – The Litigation and Defense of a Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) Case” to the Q. Todd Dickinson Intellectual Property American Inn of Court. […] More
  • Claim Based on Covenant to Market Gas to Move Forward in Texas Class Action
    A recent decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals suggests that drillers have an implied duty and obligation to obtain the highest and best price when selling gas. […]
  • Scandal in West Virginia Supreme Court Brings Confusion
    On August 14, 2018, the WV House of Delegates voted to impeach every current member of the state supreme court – throwing litigation at every level into uncertainty.
  • Houston Harbaugh Named to 2019 Best Law Firms List in Multiple Categories by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers®
    Houston Harbaugh, P.C. has been named to the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in both national and metropolitan categories. […]
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