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88 Steptoe & Johnson attorneys top listed by
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Steptoe & Johnson - Attorneys at Law


Steptoe & Johnson attorney Glenn A.W. Thompson has been elected vice chair of the advisory board of the Electric Cooperative Bar Association (ECBA). Learn More
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC attorney Russell L. Schetroma will co-chair the 5th Law of Shale Plays Conference on September 4-5, 2014 at the Omni Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pa. Learn More
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC has been top listed in the United States for Energy Law by The Best Lawyers in America®. Learn More
Attorney Christopher R. Arthur, Of Counsel, has been selected to lead the Real Estate Division of the West Virginia Bar Association (WVBA). Learn More
Attorneys from Steptoe & Johnson PLLC will be on hand for the North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) South to be held on August 20-22 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Learn More
Attorney Eric W. Santos has joined Steptoe & Johnson PLLC. Santos will practice products liability and toxic torts litigation from the firm’s Southpointe office located in Canonsburg, Pa. Learn More
Benedict J. Kirchner, an attorney with Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, has been named an American Bar Foundation (ABF) Fellow. Learn More
Attorney Gale E. Carroll has joined Steptoe & Johnson PLLC. Carroll practices energy law with a focus on mineral title issues. Learn More
Steptoe & Johnson attorney Jonathan R. Ellis has been named an “up-and-coming lawyer” by law firm ranking guide Chambers & Partners. Learn More


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Know How

State Implementation Plans and Regulatory Flexibility Under Section 111(D)
August 2011 - Energy Webcast Slides - Pipeline Safety in the Utica and Marcellus Shale: An Overview of OH, PA, and WV
May 2014 - Energy Webcast - "Post-Production Costs"
First Look Spring 2013 Edition

Did You Know?

Did you know?

10.5 Years

equals the average tenure of our client relationship. We'd like to be in it for the long haul with you too.

Leaders in our Field

22 of us are ranked as “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers USA.

Leaders in our Field

Steptoe & Johnson was the first firm to successfully secure regulatory approval for a multi-lateral Utica shale well.

14 Offices Throughout the U.S.

14 offices throughout Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.

One Firm

Ours is a client-of-the-firm culture, service model and compensation system that matches the best talent to the assignment and puts your economic interest ahead of ours.

Face-to-Face Client Interviews

25+ face-to-face client interviews are conducted every year by our CEO and firm management to learn how we can do better (so please give us an earful).