Of the 26 lawyers who were in energy boutique Burleson LLP’s Pittsburgh office when the firm announced late last year that it would be closing its doors, all but seven have found new positions in the legal field.
Burleson announced Nov. 22 that it would close its doors by Dec. 31, impacting the nearly 70 lawyers the Texas-based firm had across five offices. The Pittsburgh location was the firm’s largest, representing nearly 40 percent of the attorney head count. It had long focused on title work related to the oil and gas industry, but looked to diversify that to litigation matters as title work dried up in recent months.
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