Derrick W. Bachman


Derrick Bachman focuses his practice in the areas of mineral title and energy law. He has experience in the review and analysis of all documents relating to mineral title ownership including deeds, leases, and easements. He also has experience in the preparation of certified mineral titles opinions, certified division order title opinions and the management of mineral title projects.

Representative Experience

  • Experienced in preparing and reviewing complex mineral title opinions, division order title opinions, and the management of mineral title projects
  • Conducted curative review of oil and gas leases for exploration and production companies in the Appalachian Basin
  • Performed due diligence mineral title examinations for small and large-scale due diligence projects
  • Trained new attorneys in the preparation of mineral title opinions
  • Conducted oil, gas, coal, and mineral title examinations and abstracts in Pennsylvania

Licensed In

  • Pennsylvania


  • J.D. Duquesne University Kline School of Law
  • B.A. Duquesne University


  • Habitat for Humanity Kid’s Triathlon
  • Organizing Committee for the Southpointe Corporate Cup which benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation -Western Pennsylvania Chapter
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • Graduated cum laude, Duquesne University School of Law

Speaking Engagements

  • “Pennsylvania Law Update: Pennsylvania Act 66,” 2014 CONSOL Land School, Canonsburg, PA, October 2014

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