The Steel Bar: Pittsburgh Lawyers and the Making of America

The Steel Bar: Pittsburgh Lawyers and the Making of America

by Ron Schuler

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Overview

THE STEEL BAR: PITTSBURGH LAWYERS AND THE MAKING OF AMERICA examines the role of Pittsburgh's lawyers in the development of American democratic and commercial institutions, shaping American history in significant ways -- from the Whiskey Rebellion, through the Gilded Age, to today. Includes illustrations and extensive bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781733184106
Publisher: Marquez Press LLC
Publication date: 09/17/2019
Pages: 678
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.44(d)

About the Author

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. He will soon be releasing his first novel, Angeleños, about the Golden Age of Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: The Early Bar, 1788-1866

Part II: The Gilded Bar, 1866-1901

Part III: The Progressive Era Bar, 1902-1942

Part IV: The WWII and Post-War Bar, 1942-1988

Law City: An Epilogue

Illustrations/Credits

Acknowledgements

Selected Bibliography

Endnotes

Index

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