James P. Rector
Associate
(304) 933-8139
Office: Bridgeport
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. West Virginia University
B.A. The George Washington University
Licensure: WV
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Biography

James Rector focuses his practice in the areas of general and energy litigation.  He has experience representing energy companies in challenges to the validity of oil and gas leases, partition actions, missing heirs petitions, and other issues relating to mineral title.  

Work Experience

2014 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2012, 2013 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2009-2011 Legal Assistant, Allan N. Karlin & Associates

Key Experience

Represented operators in litigation challenging the validity of oil and gas leases
Litigated partition actions, missing heirs petitions, and other issues relating to mineral title
Negotiated and drafted leases for operators developing the Marcellus Shale formation

Memberships & Awards

Professional
CALI Awards: Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; Administrative Law
Moot Court National Team Member
ABA and Bloomberg Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law