Elizabeth S. Power
Of Counsel
(304) 353-8163
Office: Charleston
J.D. West Virginia University
B.S. University of Oklahoma
Licensure: WV
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Elizabeth Power focuses her practice in the area of energy law, with a specific emphasis on mineral title law.

Work Experience

2012 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2007-2012 Assistant General Counsel, Patriot Coal Corporation
1998-2007 Senior Counsel, Peabody Energy Corporation
1993-1998 Senior Counsel, Eastern Associated Coal Corporation
1987-1992 Staff Attorney, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
1986-1987 Robinson & McElwee, PLLC

Key Experience

Prepared oil and gas title opinions for energy companies working in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays in Pennsylvania and West Virgnia
Reviews oil and gas title opinions
Drafted contracts for construction projects and vendor services for publicly traded energy corporations

Memberships & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America®
Order of the Coif, West Virginia University College of Law
Thomas N. Chambers Award in Taxation, West Virginia University College of Law