Christopher Michael Buell

Christopher Michael Buell

Bonya Gazza & DeGory, LLP
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law, Business Law, Real Estate Law ...
  • Pennsylvania, West Virginia
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Chris is a partner with Bonya Gazza & DeGory, LLP, and focuses his practice on oil and gas, coal, litigation, real estate and other commercial matters. Chris represents oil and gas operators and mining companies in land issues, litigation, regulatory appeals, and general commercial matters. He also regularly represents businesses and individuals in civil litigation, real estate transactions, and in corporate formations and counseling. Chris has been named a Rising Star by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® from 2012 through 2019.

Practice Areas
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law


  • Business Law

    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes

  • Real Estate Law

    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law

  • Environmental Law

  • Probate

    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests

  • Estate Planning

    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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West Virginia
West Virginia State Bar
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  • English
Professional Experience
Bonya Gazza & DeGory, LLP
- Current
Bonya Gazza & DeGory, LLP
Babst, Calland, Clements & Zomnir, P.C.
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
J.D. (2006)
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park
B.A. (2003) | Journalism
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Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar  # 204068
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Articles & Publications
To Infinity and Beyond: Extending Your Lease To Its Secondary Term in the Appalachian Basin
Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
Websites & Blogs
Bonya Gazza & DeGory, LLP
Contact & Map
Bonya Gazza & DeGory, LLP
134 S. 6th St.
Indiana, PA 15701
Telephone: (724) 465-5535
Fax: (724) 465-9685