Ohio Shale Plays is a provided by the law firm of Carpenter Lipps & Leland. The site focuses on the latest Utica and Marcellus Shale oil and gas news and resources. Carpenter Lipps & Leland LLP was founded in 1994 to be a litigation boutique serving clients seeking representation in complex and sophisticated litigation.Since 2007 the firm has expanded with the addition of Public Policy & Government Regulation practice. The firm's Public Policy & Government Regulation practice was formed in 2007 with a focus on representing clients before Ohio state government and the federal government. We represent a wide variety of clients from the manufacturing, public utility, healthcare provider, health insurance, property and casualty insurance, financial institution and gaming sectors.