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Pittsburgh is One of the Top U.S. Cities for Business

Spilman Ingots 15 Apr 2014 | 10:08 AM

As reported by the Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh is the eighth-most cost-friendly city for business. The study by KPMG LLP, the New York-based audit, tax and advisory firm, ranked 31 U.S. metro areas in its 2014 Competitive Alternatives study. Pittsburgh had a cost index … Continue reading

EPA Approves the New Phase l Standard

Spilman Ingots 10 Apr 2014 | 10:38 AM

Many in the construction industry are familiar with Phase I testing as the first step in identifying environmental risk to any site. Since 2005, the industry standard for a Phase I has been the ASTM E 1527-05. Recently, however, the … Continue reading

What LEED v4 Means for You

Spilman Ingots 07 Apr 2014 | 8:37 AM

In late 2013, the U.S. Green Building Council released its latest version of LEED, Version 4. LEED or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is a national rating system for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of “green” buildings, homes … Continue reading

Will New LNG Export Activity Affect U.S. Natural Gas Prices?

Spilman Ingots 02 Apr 2014 | 10:05 AM

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that it conditionally approved the first West Coast LNG terminal, the Jordan Cove Energy Project in Coos Bay, Oregon, for the export of up to 800 million cubic feet of gas … Continue reading

Jazz is Alive and Well in Pittsburgh

Spilman Ingots 31 Mar 2014 | 9:57 AM

Jazz Lives! Spilman Thomas & Battle is proud to be part of the launch of WYZR (88.1) — a public radio station returning jazz programming to Pittsburgh. WYZR’s signature mix of jazz and familiar voices will bring back fond memories for … Continue reading

Spilman Announces Strategic Hire

Spilman Ingots 27 Mar 2014 | 10:26 AM

We are pleased to announce James A. Baldwin has joined Spilman’s Pittsburgh office as Counsel. Mr. Baldwin’s primary area of practice is mergers and acquisitions, with an emphasis on leveraged buyouts, private equity and venture capital deals. Mr. Baldwin brings … Continue reading

SuperVision Today: First Quarter 2014 Published

Spilman Ingots 20 Feb 2014 | 6:35 PM

The latest issue of SuperVision Today, our labor and employment e-newsletter, is out.  This quarter, we discuss workers’ compensation legislation, deadlines for ACA, H-1B specialty updates, distinctions under ADA, pay time and protective gear, and our SuperVision seminar dates and … Continue reading

Two New Updates for the Commonwealth

Spilman Ingots 06 Feb 2014 | 12:19 PM

The NLRB Reissues Ambush Election Amendments to Union Election Procedures – February 6, 2014 Earlier this morning, the NLRB revived its proposed amendments to the representation election procedures that would dramatically cut down the time between a union representation petition … Continue reading

The Shale Play Today – July 2013

Spilman Ingots 30 Jul 2013 | 3:44 PM

The latest issue of The Shale Play Today is out. This month, articles touch on Pennsylvania’s Oil & Gas Lease Act, updates from WV DEP and more.Filed under: Energy Law Tagged: guaranteed minimum royalty, horizontal wells, hydraulic fracturing, Marcellus & … Continue reading

Spilman Thomas & Battle Releases Innovative Employment Law App

Spilman Ingots 16 Jul 2013 | 9:35 AM

The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC (Spilman) announced today that the firm has launched its new Spilman SuperVision app for iOS devices. The app, which is available for free download in the Apple App Store, is designed to … Continue reading

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