About Ron Schuler

Ron Schuler has been practicing corporate, M&A, start-up, technology, and securities law for over 30 years, and served as the managing partner of the Pittsburgh office of a regional law firm for almost a decade. A native Southern Californian and grandson of Mexican immigrants, Schuler is a graduate of Pomona College and Cornell Law School. He was a lead member of the City of Pittsburgh’s legal team for the planning and construction of PNC Park, home to Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates, and was the author of the Forbes Field II Task Force Final Report (1996), the urban planning justification for PNC Park’s location. He has also served as a senior operating officer of a $100 million oil and gas company, and is the founding chairman of Pittsburgh’s community-supported jazz radio station, WZUM-FM. Schuler was elected as a fellow of the American Bar Foundation in 2021.

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Selected Publications

  • ANGELEÑOS: L.A.’S GOLDEN AGE, a Novel (Marquez Press, 2020)
  • THE STEEL BAR: PITTSBURGH LAWYERS AND THE MAKING OF AMERICA (Marquez Press, 2019)
  • “Top Legal Issues for European Clients Targeting a U.S. Acquisition,” BNA Bloomberg Mergers & Acquisitions Law Report (January 2015) (with James Baldwin and Sara Mansuri)
  • “Early Pittsburgh Lawyers and the Frontiers of Argument and Dissent,” University Of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol 73, No 4 (2012)
  • “Capital, Labor and Lawyers: The Changing Roles and Rising Influence of the Pittsburgh Bar During the Gilded Age,” University Of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol 73, No 4 (2012)
  • “Whatever Happened to Agnes Lowzier?,” published in NOIR CITY SENTINEL ANNUAL #3: THE BEST OF NOIR CITY SENTINEL (Film Noir Foundation, 2011)
  • “Aristotle,” Yareah (December 2009)
  • “Hubbert’s Prediction,” Tulsa GeoSpectrum (December 2005)
  • “Forbes Field II Task Force Final Report,” Office of the Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh (June 1996)
  • “Corporate Reorganizations in the 1990s: Guiding Directors of Troubled Corporations Through Uncertain Territory,” 47 The Business Lawyer 1 (November 1991) (with Lewis U. Davis, Jr., M. Bruce McCullough, and Eleanor McNulty)

Work in Progress

  • SEVEN BALLPARKS IN PITTSBURGH, a history and memoir

Latest Blog Posts

  • Schuler Interviewed on 'TechVibe Radio' about 'The Steel Bar'
    Ron Schuler, author of THE STEEL BAR: PITTSBURGH LAWYERS AND THE MAKING OF AMERICA, talked with TechVibe Radio hosts Audrey Russo and Jonathan Kersting about THE STEEL BAR and his work-in-progress, 7 BALLPARKS IN PITTSBURGH.Kersting and Russo talked… Read more »
  • Caruso, Bender Win Gold Medal for Angeleños Cover
    Marquez Press is proud to announce that Nick Caruso and Mark Bender have won an Independent Publishers Gold Medal for their work on the cover for Ron Schuler's novel Angeleños: L.A.'s Golden Age.Winning in the category of "Fiction… Read more »
  • Schuler Elected Fellow of American Bar Foundation
    Ron Schuler, lawyer and author, has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF).Membership in the ABF is limited to one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers… Read more »
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