Reed Smith Lands Natural Gas, Shale Expert

Law360, New York (January 26, 2012, 6:20 PM EST) -- Reed Smith LLP has added a top shale resources authority from Biltekoff & Joy LLP to its energy and natural resources group, boosting its expertise in an area with the potential to change the worldwide energy market, the firm said Tuesday.

Partner Michael P. Joy's practice focuses on advising natural gas clients in the Appalachian basin — home to some of the largest shale reserves in the world. That work, coupled with his doctorate in geology, gives him a clear vision of the resource's potential to...
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