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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a law firm nationally recognized for its strengths in energy law with more than a century of know-how in the areas of business, employment, and litigation.  Steptoe & Johnson has more than 300 attorneys practicing in 13 offices in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia.

Steptoe & Johnson has been serving the energy industry since the firm’ s founding in 1913. Since then, we’ve learned a thing or two about the energy business and what it takes to meet your goals.  No matter how much we grow, our first priority is building relationships.


Babst Calland

Babst Calland’s Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group represents many oil, gas, and companies across the country seeking experience with legal and regulatory matters related to construction, emerging technologies, employment and labor, energy, environmental, land use, litigation, mineral title, pipeline safety, real estate, and transactions. As one of the region’s most respected energy law firms, Babst Calland's highly-focused, multidisciplinary team of energy attorneys works collaboratively with in-house counsel, executives, and other outside advisors to provide timely and cost-effective legal strategy and support.

Babst Calland represents E&P and midstream companies in many of the most active shale plays including Marcellus, Utica, Permian, Eagle Ford, San Juan, SCOOP/STACK, and Williston among others. We understand each geographic footprint and can best present a preventative legal strategy with a deep knowledge of state regulation and local jurisdictions. Our attorneys play important advisory roles with clients on a myriad of issues related to oil and gas transactions, due diligence, state and federal matters, pipeline safety, local government challenges, lease disputes, royalty interest determinations, and title examination.

Our energy clients are the beneficiaries of Babst Calland's strong, seasoned, and diverse legal team with the experience to provide well-planned strategy to pre-empt or react to whatever challenges lie ahead, whether the issues revolve around natural gas production, midstream or pipeline operations, petrochemical processing or petroleum refining, or best business practices applying environmental and energy law and regulations.

Babst Calland was founded in 1986 and has represented environmental, energy and corporate clients since its inception. The Firm has grown to more than 150 attorneys who concentrate on the current and emerging needs of clients.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., Babst Calland also has offices in Canton, Ohio, Charleston, W. Va., Sewell, N.J., State College, Pa., and Washington, D.C. The firm’s attorneys have been acknowledged by various organizations, including U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms,” Best Lawyers in America©, and Chambers USA’s America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. For more information, including attorney profiles, visit

















Reed Smith LLP

Reed Smith is a dynamic international law firm dedicated to helping clients move their businesses forward. Our belief is that by delivering smarter and more creative legal services, we will not only enrich our clients' experiences with us, but also support them in achieving their business goals.

Our Energy & Natural Resources Group focuses on helping you maximize opportunities and maintaining a competitive edge. Our long-standing relationships, international outlook and collaborative structure make us a go-to partner for speed resolution of complex disputes, transactions and regulatory matters.







Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Dinsmore is a national law firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, that strives for the highest levels of professionalism, skill, and accountability. Among many areas, Dinsmore maintains a strong Natural Resources and Mine Safety & Health Administration practice, and was named Law Firm of the Year for Mining Law in 2018.



Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Vorys’ team of energy and utilities lawyers is one of the largest and most experienced in the Midwest. We counsel clients in all segments of the energy industry – pipeline operators, natural gas and NGL processing and fractionation facilities, crude oil and natural gas producers, service companies, gas marketers, large and small energy consumers, alternative energy producers such as wind farms and biomass and ethanol facilities, and independent electric power producers and marketers. We assist these clients across a range of issues, including regulatory, financing, compliance, litigation, OPSB, PUCO, environmental, and title, among others. Our oil and gas team is recognized locally, regionally and nationally for its knowledge of the industry.

Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest Ohio-based law firms with nearly 375 attorneys in seven offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Houston, Texas; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.


Wyatt Tarrant and Combs, LLP