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    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.

    Memberships & Awards

    Washington County Bar Association
    Pennsylvania Bar Association
    Graduated cum laude, Duquesne University School of Law

    Key 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

    Work Experience

    2012 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2011-2012 Abstractor, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2009 Summer Law Clerk, Audley Law Offices
    2008 Summer Law Clerk, Allegheny Court of Common Pleas, The Honorable Judge Jeffery Manning (Administrative Judge, Criminal Division)

    Speaking Engagements

    "Pennsylvania Law Update: Pennsylvania Act 66," 2014 CONSOL Land School, Canonsburg, PA, October 2014