Jeffrey C. Dunham
Of Counsel
(304) 353-8164
Office: Charleston
J.D. Ohio Northern University
B.S. West Virginia University
Licensure: WV
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Jeff Dunham focuses his practice in the areas of energy and mineral title law and serves as a senior level member of the firm's Mineral Title Law Team.  In this capacity, he routinely prepares complex title opinions for national oil and gas exploration and production companies.  Prior to joining Steptoe & Johnson,  he served as in-house counsel for a large natural gas transmission company.  Mr. Dunham's experience with mineral title, combined with his real world experience, provides his clients with a unique understanding of the title opinion process.

Work Experience

2011 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2009-2011 Frost Brown Todd, LLC
2004-2009 Reeder & Dunham, PLLC
1997-2004 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
1994-1997 McQueen & Brown
1993-1994 Spilman, Thomas & Battle

Key Experience

Prepared and reviewed complex Drilling Title Opinions for oil and gas exploration and production companies
Conducted training for the preparation of title opinions and treatment of complex title issues
Documented large, multi-tract real estate transactions

Memberships & Awards

Associate Editor, Ohio Northern University Law Review