Law Firm Says Gas Drilling Contract Claims Don't Stick

Law360, Philadelphia (March 26, 2013, 7:12 PM EDT) -- Morascyzk & Polochak, a law firm specializing in the Marcellus Shale industry, urged a Pennsylvania federal judge Monday to reject claims that it was complicit in a plot by Halcon Energy Properties Inc. to renege on gas drilling contracts inked with a proposed class of landowners.

The firm, which helped landowners in Mercer County, Pa., to market their oil and gas rights to energy companies, said in a motion that it cannot be held liable for breaching a contract simply because it drafted that contract and...
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