At the Law Offices of Cara C. Davis, the Oil & Gas Industry is what we live. Our attorneys have over fifteen combined years in the industry, working in nearly every position. From seasoned landmen to dedicated abstractors to title reviewers, our attorneys have the working knowledge you won’t find anywhere else. Now, we’re bringing all these experiences together to provide our clients with the highest quality Oil & Gas legal work in the market.

Our Staff

Cara C. Davis

Principal & Attorney

Cara Davis received her Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University’s School of Law in 2003. After spending years in general practice, she developed an interest in Oil & Gas Law. Since then, she has trained to analyze documents and records pertaining to the conveyance of Real Property, Minerals, and Oil & Gas. She has spent time in Project Management, issued hundreds of Certified Title Opinions, and studied the intricacies of Oil & Gas Law. Although passionate about her career, the highlight of her day is spending time with her husband and her three children.

Brian L. Teslovich

Officer & Attorney

Brian Teslovich received his Juris Doctorate from Widener Law School, where he graduated in the top ten of his class. Upon finishing school, he set that year’s high water mark for the Pennsylvania Bar Exam. He has spent time in the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, started his own legal practice, and successfully managed two privately held land management companies. For the past ten years, he has limited his professional legal practice to matters affecting real estate, primarily within the areas of title, including coal, oil and gas, and timber. When not working, he loves spending time with his family, shooting hoops, and enjoying the finer things in life.

Joseph M. Rusch


Joseph Rusch graduated from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2011. In law school, he was a member of Moot Court and received the CALI award for highest grade in his Civil Trial Evidence class. He has worked for numerous trial court and appellate court judges, developing a complex understanding of court and procedural rules. Currently, his areas of expertise are in Oil & Gas Law, Contract Law, and Legal Research and Writing. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis and golf with his family.

David Fox


David Fox received a Bachelor of Science degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 2009. He earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Toledo College of Law in 2012, where he graduated magna cum laude and served as Assistant Executive Editor of Law Review. In 2012, David was admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio. He has been principally engaged in oil and gas law, providing due diligence and base title examinations, curative reports, and certified title opinions. He has performed work in several counties in Eastern Ohio's Utica Shale basin, including Belmont, Columbiana, Guernsey, Harrison, Mahoning, and Monroe. He is a member of the Mahoning County Bar Association, Trumbull County Bar Association, and the Ohio State Bar Association.

Reginald M. Johnson

Reginald Johnson obtained his BA in Political Science from Hampton University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Reggie then attended Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate. He also received Masters of International Affairs while at the University. Prior to joining the firm, he was interned at the City of Philadelphia Law Department. While there, he worked with attorneys representing management of all City departments and systems. He is an active volunteer, working with the Whitsett Community Civic Center Society since high school, and serving as a Council Member for the Whitsett-Fayette Youghiogheny Trail Chapter.

Michelle Thomas


Trisha Sucanic


Tia Chomiak

Office Administrator

Catherine George

Office Administrator