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Wesley A. Prichard

Associate
+1.412.355.8969
Fax +1.412.355.6501

Mr. Prichard is an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office, where he focuses his practice on oil, gas & resources and construction & infrastructure. Mr. Prichard has experience with all phases of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, from initial investigation through discovery, trial, appeal, and settlement. He has prepared pleadings, taken depositions, prepared and argued motions, and negotiated settlements.

Oil, Gas & Resources. Mr. Prichard has assisted in matters involving trespass, conversion, royalty disputes, construction disputes, lease construction, bankruptcy, and class certification. His practice in this area also includes government enforcement and white-collar crime, assisting in matters concerning federal investigations of environmental laws.

Construction & Infrastructure. Mr. Prichard has worked on disputes involving multi-million dollar construction projects, representing general contractors and design subcontractors. He has assisted in matters involving project delay and defects, force majeure, and mechanic’s liens. Mr. Prichard also has public contracting experience, with a focus on bid protests.

Investigations, Enforcement and White Collar. Mr. Prichard has assisted in internal investigations, preparing for employee interviews, and revising compliance plans. He has experience with the False Claims Act and the ethical obligations of attorneys conducting internal investigations.

Appellate Litigation. Mr. Prichard has worked on amicus curiae briefs before the United States Supreme Court on matters concerning freedom of religion, and has assisted in preparing briefs before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in habeas corpus matters.

In addition to his core practices, Mr. Prichard represents pro bono clients in First Amendment matters, prisoner’s rights litigation, victims of nonconsensual pornography, and protection from abuse applications.

Professional Background

Mr. Prichard was a summer associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office in 2016.

During law school, he served as an extern for the Honorable D. Michael Fisher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He also served as an intern for the Honorable Maurice B. Cohill Jr. of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.