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    For as long as he can remember, David Chaney has sought out opportunities to help people. A natural leader and active community member, David participates in a variety of community activities. His drive to make a difference in his community also led him to pursue a career as a lawyer. David uses this drive to help clients in the energy and business industry understand the impact of legal proceedings they face during the course of their work.

    Memberships & Awards

    Executive Articles Selection & Symposium Editor, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 121
    Associate Editor, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 120
    Certified, Lexis Nexis Legal Research
    Certified, Lexis Nexis Professional Research

    Key Experience

    Represented oil and gas operators in mineral title and breach of contract matters
    Conducted on-site inspections for oil and gas operator
    Successfully opposed motion for preliminary injunction

    Work Experience

    2019 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2018 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2018 Student Attorney, WVU Law Veterans Advocacy Clinic
    2017 Intern, United States Federal Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of West Virginia

    Speaking Engagements

    Realizing the Recession: Modifying Dodd-Frank with a View to the Future, 121 W. Va. L. Rev. 323 (2019)