Paul A. Konstanty
Member
(304) 353-8170
Office: Charleston
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. Albany Law School, Union University
B.A. University of Charleston
Licensure: KY | NY | WV
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Biography

Paul Konstanty focuses his practice in the areas of energy, litigation, regulatory licensure and higher education.  He represents clients in the areas of mineral title, mineral acquisition, due diligence, personal injury defense, commercial transportation, professional malpractice, insurance defense, and construction law. He is also involved in general representation for institutions of higher education.

Work Experience

2003 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2000 Assistant County Attorney, Otsego County, New York
2000 Konstanty Law Office, Oneonta, New York

Speaking Engagements

"Preparing Expert Witnesses for Deposition/Testimony," Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia Expert Witness Seminar, November 2012

"Construction Projects in the National Gas Industry: Benefits to Gain -- Dangers to Avoid," West Virginia Construction & Design Expo, Charleston, WV, March 2013

"Trucking Accident Do's and Don'ts," West Virginia Trucking Association Annual Convention September 2012

"Trucking Companies to Independent Contractors - Federal and State Regulations in the Marcellus and Utica Shales," Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Energy Webinar Series, August 2012

"Jury Selection and Voir Dire Tips," Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Litigation Associate Training Series, May 2012

"Deposition Techniques," Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Litigation Associate Training Series, January 2012

"Working with Expert Witnesses," Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Litigation Associate Training Series, December 2011

"Sleep Apnea - What You Need To Know," West Virginia Trucking Association Annual Convention, September 2010

"It's 10PM, Do You Know Where Your Sleep Deprived Drivers Are?" West Virginia Trucking Association Annual Convention, August 2009

"Avoiding Pitfalls and Traps: Deposition Techniques," West Virginia Health Care Association Annual Convention, May 2009

Key Experience

Licensing issues and compliance before the WV Contractor's Licensing Board
Representation of engineers and engineering firms before the West Virginia Board of Registration for Professional Engineers
Represented pharmacist in medical negligence and liability lawsuit alleging improper dispensing of prescription medication

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America®
Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
Defense Research Institute

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