THE STEEL BAR shows how Pittsburgh lawyers played leading roles in the development of national politics, economic growth, and social change. Weaving together history, law, and powerful story-telling to produce a dramatic account of the people and unexpected forces that shaped our nation’s legal system.
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Ron Schuler has been the managing partner of the Pittsburgh office of a regional law firm for almost a decade, and has been practicing corporate, M&A, start-up, technology, and securities law for over 30 years. 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 is also the founding chairman of Pittsburgh’s community-supported jazz radio station, WZUM-FM.