R. Neal Pierce

Of Counsel
Columbus, OH

Quick Info

Phone:
(614) 456-1670
Office:
Columbus, OH

Biography

Neal Pierce brings more than 30 years of oil and gas industry experience to the Steptoe & Johnson Energy Team.  For over 15 years, he served as general counsel for one of the largest exploration and production companies in the Appalachian basin. He focuses on energy law, Utica and Marcellus shale gas law and conventional oil and gas law, working in the firm's Columbus, Ohio office. His experience includes legal due diligence in reviewing land records and in managing administrative land teams, oil and gas acquisitions and divestitures, mineral leases, joint operating agreements and contracts and administrative regulatory practice related to mineral development, including rulemaking and legislative negotiation and drafting in several Appalachian Basin states and the Province of New Brunswick.

Representative Experience

  • Negotiated a $100 million dollar acquisition of a publicly traded entity
  • Directed internal due diligence team in reviewing major Appalachian producer's land records
  • Directed post-closing due diligence team reviewing land administration records
  • Conducting Unitization Hearings before the Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Professional Snapshot

Education

  • J.D. Georgetown University
  • B.A. Ohio State University

Experience

2011 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2006-2011 Principal, Law Office of R. Neal Pierce, LLC
2003-2007 Robinson & McElwee, PLLC
1986-2003 Columbia Natural Resources, Inc.
1978-1985 Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation
1977-1978 West Virginia Legislative Services

Memberships & Awards

Past President, Virginia Oil and Gas Association
Past President, Energy and Mineral Law Foundation
David M. Young Award
John McClaugherty Award

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