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Bryan D. Rohm

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Bryan Rohm is a commercial litigator whose practice focuses on oil and gas matters and commercial litigation throughout the United States. Mr. Rohm has handled cases in Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan, California, New York, Florida, South Carolina, New Jersey and Virginia.

Mr. Rohm's experience includes:

Oil and Gas:


  • Lease termination: Handling lease disputes lease with landowners regarding various lease termination issues, including production in paying quantities, commencement of operations, and implied covenants.
  • Royalty litigation:
    • Managing counsel to supermajor in 20,000+ plaintiff royalty payment MDL in Texas.
    • Managing counsel to supermajor in royalty payment class action in Ohio.
  • Lease disputes: Handled lease disputes with landowners on trespass, down-hole operations, bad faith unitization, seismic trespass, quiet title, groundwater contamination, and nuisance claims.


  • Resolving surface and right of way disputes with landowners and competing easement holders.
  • Obtaining preliminary and permanent injunctions from unauthorized operations and encroachments on right of ways.
  • Nuisance litigation.
  • Obtaining declaratory and injunctive relief to enforce rights under existing right of ways.
  • Pipeline construction practices litigation.
  • Drafting right of way agreements, surface use agreements, road use agreements and processing agreements.
  • Representing midstream companies in property acquisitions and assignments of assets.


  • Representing oil and gas companies in various oil and gas related bankruptcy matters, including motions to reject under 365, 363 sales and related purchases.

Commercial Litigation

Rohm has experience representing companies throughout the United States on contract disputes, shareholder disputes, purchase and sale agreements, and other commercial disputes.

Toxic Tort/Product Liability

Rohm has experience representing various companies throughout the United States in product liability defense and toxic tort litigation.

Pro Bono

Bryan has an active pro bono practice, representing prisoners and religious entities in free speech, religious liberties, and civil rights matters, both at the trial level and on appeal. Bryan is also a member of the firm’s Cyber Civil Rights Legal Project and assists victims of “revenge porn” with takedowns and related litigation.

Professional Background

Mr. Rohm served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Maureen Lally-Green, Pennsylvania Superior Court, Spring 2008.


  • Competed in the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition. Awarded Best Appellee Brief in the Northeast Region.
  • Awarded membership for distinguished achievement in interschool Moot Court Competition for the Louis L. Manderino Honor Society.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • National Pancreas Foundation, Western Pennsylvania Chapter, Board of Directors
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

Speaking Engagements

  • “Litigation and Regulatory Considerations,” Energy Industry Training Series: Oil and Gas Economics/Investing (A Practical Primer), Pittsburgh, August 29, 2013
  • Panelist for the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Graduate School of Public and International Affairs’ “Marcellus Shale Panel Discussion,” January 31, 2013
  • California University of Pennsylvania's Institute for Law & Public Policy: "Marcellus Shale: Trends and Issues," March 30, 2012
  • Panelist for the 2011 Allegheny County Bar Association’s Practicing Green Continuing Legal Education on Marcellus Shale development
  • Panelist for the 2011 24th Annual Allegheny County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Symposium on oil and gas issues for the bankruptcy practitioner: “A Concise Overview of Selected Oil and Gas Bankruptcy Issues: Exclusions from the Bankruptcy Estate and the Treatment of Common Oil and Gas Agreements as Executory Contracts”