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Date:
December 3, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:
Franklin Station South
Address:
2525 Rochester Rd., Suite 300
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Contact:
724-776-9100
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The Steel Bar: Pittsburgh Lawyers and the Making of America

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Ron Schuler is the managing partner of the Pittsburgh office of a regional law firm, and has been practicing law for over 30 years. He was a lead member of the City of Pittsburgh’s legal team for the planning and construction of PNC Park, and was the author of the Forbes Field II Task Force Final Report (1996), the urban planning justification for PNC Park’s location. He is also the founding chairperson of Pittsburgh’s community-supported jazz radio station, WZUM-FM. Mr. Schuler will present The Steel Bar: Pittsburgh Lawyers and the Making of America, the definitive history of the legal profession in Pittsburgh. Mr. Schuler will examine Pittsburgh’s part in the development of American democratic and commercial institutions, and how its lawyers helped to shape American history in significant ways. His presentation will focus specifically on George Westinghouse. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Registration is required.