Andrew N. Schock is a Member in the Energy industry group, focusing primarily on commercial litigation. He practices out of the Firm’s office in Akron, Ohio.
Andrew’s practice focuses primarily on oil and gas and construction issues. He’s very familiar with oil and gas leasing and title issues, and he thoroughly enjoys his work researching and arguing emerging issues in Ohio. He’s briefed and argued numerous oil and gas cases on issues including deed interpretation, application of the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act, application of the Ohio Marketable Title Act, lease termination or forfeiture, paying quantities and habendum clauses, forced unitization issues, slander of title, and implied covenant claims.
In addition to oil and gas-related litigation, Andrew represents clients from a wide variety of industries including banking, insurance, construction, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and construction. These clients rely on him to handle matters across Ohio efficiently and effectively. Andrew has litigated cases involving asbestos exposure, pharmaceutical torts, creditor’s rights, construction issues, and multiple commercial issues in state and federal courts.
Along with his experience in litigation, Andrew has previous experience as a landman and title examiner for an energy consulting group that provides him with in-depth background knowledge, used to his clients’ advantage. Andrew has experience conducting title examinations, drafting certified oil and gas title opinions, and has supervised teams conducting due diligence during acquisition projects. Andrew also has more general real estate experience and routinely reviews, drafts, and advises clients with respect to deeds, leases, purchase agreements, and right-of-way agreements.
Outside of work, most of Andrew’s time is spent with his wife and two young boys. In his spare time Andrew enjoys trapshooting, attending meetings of the Ohio Cichlid Association, or golfing.