Brian J. Pulito

Meadville, PA

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(814) 333-4905
Meadville, PA


Brian Pulito focuses his practice in the areas of construction litigation, oil, gas and mineral law litigation, intellectual property law litigation, and insurance litigation.  He has tried cases in state and federal court.

Representative Experience

  • Represented energy clients in multiple matters before state and federal courts across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Represented insurance companies in both state and federal lawsuits
  • Litigated cases involving breach of lease agreements, breach of implied covenants, right-of-way disputes, injunctions against landowners, royalty disputes, and all types of energy-related cases
  • Litigated complex commercial disputes
  • Defended national oil and gas companies in litigation over validity of oil and gas leases and deeds
  • Litigated large-scale lawsuit involving parallel state and federal lawsuits in which an injunction and other equitable relief was requested  
  • Represented producers with Marcellus and Utica shale wells in suits for excessive surface use, ownership, drilling rights, and pooling
  • Prosecuted partition actions
  • Defended lessees against claims of lease forfeiture arising from nonproduction and/or abandonment
  • Represented client in bench trial regarding partnership dispute

Professional Snapshot


  • J.D. Syracuse University
  • B.A. Gannon University


2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2006-2010 Culbertson, Weiss, Schetroma and Schug, P.C.

Memberships & Awards

Member, Pennsylvania Defense Initiate, First-Party Section
Crawford County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Western Pennsylvania American Inns of Court
Crawford County Young Lawyers Division
Graduated cum laude, Gannon University
Recipient, Martin Luther King Internship, Northwest Legal Services
Graduated cum laude, Syracuse University College of Law

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