Oil and Gas

Client-focused oil and gas law practiced with entrepreneurial expertise.

Members of the Oil and Gas Practice Group are full service business lawyers with an emphasis on oil and gas. We assist oil and gas exploration and development companies active in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Our group also represents well services companies, ancillary service companies and investors.

As part of a boutique law firm, the group combines large law firm expertise with the ability to respond quickly to the demands common in the oil and gas industry. We earnestly strategize to bring the greatest benefit to our client in every way possible.

Our attorneys have experience in the following areas specific to oil and gas production:

  • Drafting contracts and agreements
  • Drafting drilling title opinions
  • Drafting division order title opinions
  • Joint ventures for both drillers and landowners
  • Oil and gas lease preparation and negotiation
  • Oil and gas litigation
  • Regulatory requirements and drilling permits
  • Sale, acquisition and lease of tangible assets
  • Sale, acquisition and disposition of oil, gas and mineral rights

Our clients in the oil and gas industry also benefit from the decades of experience our attorneys have in the following areas:

  • Corporate governance matters
  • Employment and labor
  • Finance issues
  • Intellectual property
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private Placement Memoranda fund raising
  • Sale and acquisition of real estate
  • Sale and acquisition of businesses and equity interests
  • Securities and related SEC reporting issues
  • Quiet title actions
  • Zoning and land use issues