Matthew G. Brouse is a Partner in the Pittsburgh office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Real Estate and Energy practice groups. He is experienced in a wide range of litigation and transactional matters affecting clients in the oil and gas industry.
Mr. Brouse assists clients in the oil and gas industry in both litigation and transactional matters in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. Primarily, Mr. Brouse defends exploration and production (E&P), midstream and mineral buying companies in oil and gas litigation, with an emphasis on contract and lease disputes, personal injury claims, and property disputes. On the transactional side, Mr. Brouse handles due diligence review, title curative measures, and certified title opinions in oil and gas land acquisitions. One of his largest transactions to date involved the successful management of an oil and gas exploration client’s 30,000-acre land acquisition in eastern Ohio.
Mr. Brouse is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Montana, West Virginia, the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Pennsylvania, and the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Allegheny Bar Association, Montana Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and West Virginia Bar Association.
Mr. Brouse is a graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law, where he was a member of the Sports & Entertainment Law Society. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Youngstown State University, majoring in education. While at Youngstown, he was a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Fraternity, president of the Pre-Law Club, a member of the Youngstown State University football team, recipient of President’s Council Excellence Award for the Gateway Football Conference, awarded the Four Square Club Academic Player of the Year, and the recipient of the Vindicator Scholar Athlete Award.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Allegheny County Bar Association
Montana Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
West Virginia Bar Association
Energy and Mineral Law Foundation
Michael Late Benedum Chapter of American Association of Professional Landmen
Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania - Board of Directors, Member