Bridgeport, W.Va. – Attorney Justin A. Rubenstein has joined the energy litigation team at Steptoe & Johnson PLLC. He will practice in the firm’s Bridgeport, W.Va. office.
Prior to joining Steptoe & Johnson, Rubenstein served as an in-house land department attorney for Noble Energy’s Marcellus Business Unit. In that role, he negotiated and prepared documents pertaining to oil and gas titles as well as oversaw part of the company’s joint venture position. He also managed teams of title reviewers, abstractors, and outside counsel.
“Justin brings a wealth of practical, real world knowledge to the firm thanks to his experience as both outside and in-house counsel within the energy industry,” said Steptoe & Johnson Litigation Department Chair Hank Lawrence. “His understanding of litigation as well as mineral title can fulfill multiple needs for clients, saving them both time and money.”
“Finding solutions for our clients starts with hiring the right people,” said Steptoe & Johnson CEO Susan S. Brewer. “We are thrilled that Justin has joined our energy litigation team and we look forward to matching his skills with the right clients.”
Rubenstein earned his law degree from the West Virginia University College of Law and his undergraduate degree from Washington & Lee University. He is also a Certified Professional Lease & Title Analyst.
Rubenstein is a volunteer chancellor and vestry member for St. David’s Episcopal Church. He frequently counsels church leadership on legal matters and administrative decisions.
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