G. Kurt Dettinger
(304) 353-8152
Office: Charleston
J.D. West Virginia University
B.B.A. Marshall University
Licensure: WV
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Speaking Engagements

"Pooling in West Virginia - A Historical and Prospective Analysis," WVONGA Fall Meeting, Roanoke, WV, September 2012

"Investments and Opportunities Related To Marcellus Drilling in West Virginia" - Marcellus and Utica Shale Conference and Expo, The Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur Springs, WV, April 1-3, 2012

"Transaction Documents in Shale Gas Transactions - a Panel Discussion," Steptoe & Johnson Acquisition & Disposition Seminar, 2012

Written and oral testimony regarding development of the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia - U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Charleston, WV, November 14, 2011

"West Virginia's Approach To Attracting Ethane Cracker Investments" - Stonewall Jackson Resort, Roanoke, WV, Fall 2011

"Evaluating The Market For Marcellus Ethane - West Virginia's Approach" - NGL Shale Infrastructure Conference, Canonsburg, PA, August 24-25, 2011

Contributing author, "Survey of Developments in the Law of West Virginia: 2001 Part One," 104 W. Va. L. Rev. 632, (2002)

Key Experience

Served as lead counsel to international and regional investment banking firms in conjunction with the underwriting and sale of taxable and tax-exempt bond transactions totaling in excess of $1 billion
Advised international company regarding economic incentive opportunities in West Virginia
Regularly represents clients across industries before the legislative and executive branches of government in West Virginia

Memberships & Awards

Trustee and Chairman of Legal Committee, West Virginia Investment Management Board (appointed by Governor Tomblin for a six-year term: 2013-2019)
The Best Lawyers in America®
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
West Virginia State Bar