Braden L. Christopher
(724) 749-3181
Office: Southpointe
J.D. West Virginia University
B.A. University of Colorado
Licensure: PA | WV
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Braden Christopher focuses his practice in the areas of energy litigation and transactions.

Work Experience

2013 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2012-2013 Rose Padden & Petty L.C.
2010-2011 Summer Law Clerk, Judge Steve P. Leskinen, Court of Common Pleas of Fayette County, PA

Key Experience

Litigated land and title matters including approximately 40 partition actions and several missing heirs petitions, working interest declaratory judgment matters, summary proceedings, and disputes over property lines
Drafted numerous complaints, motions, briefs, and legal research memoranda associated with land and title litigation matters
Defended midstream company in litigation regarding a compressor station, including working directly with the client on substantive and operational issues

Memberships & Awards

CALI Award for Sales and Secured Transactions, Spring 2012
Senior Editor of the Year, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 114
Senior Editor, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 114
Associate Editor, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 113
Graduated magna cum laude, University of Colorado