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Kristian White brings both financial and legal acumen to bear on his work in energy, real estate, banking, commercial transactions (including business organizations and life sciences), and estate planning. Also a CPA, White works with clients to develop business solutions that help them achieve their goals. White’s management abilities and leadership skills serve the firm well in his role as the Managing Member of Steptoe & Johnson’s Southpointe office located in Canonsburg, PA, near Pittsburgh.  

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Memberships & Awards

Certified Public Accountant
West Virginia Society of CPAs
Title Insurance Agent, First American Title Insurance Company, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Pittsburgh Business Times Who's Who in Energy 2012-2018
Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2010
The State Journal, Generation Next 2010
Graduated summa cum laude, West Virginia University
Order of Augusta

Key Experience

Closed acquisitions of real property for cryogenic plant, dehydration facility, and compressor stations
Represented a Fortune 500 energy company in the disposition of coal mining facilities

Work Experience

1999 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Speaking Engagements

West Virginia Society of CPAs – White Sulphur Springs, WV “Renewable Energy Tax Credits” June 2022

North American Coalbed Methane Forum - Canonsburg, PA "Legal Update" April 2022

Co-author, “Regulators New Catch-All,” Transactions, Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers, April 2016

Central Ohio Risk Management Association – Columbus, OH “Lending in the Oil & Gas Industry” February 2015

Southern Gas Association - New Orleans, LA "Cybersecurity Threats and Liability" July 2014

Pittsburgh Risk Management Association - Pittsburgh, PA "Banking in Marcellus and Utica Assets" March 2013

NADOA – Philadelphia, PA “Partition and Missing Heirs” October 2012

NALTA – Dallas, TX “Border Titles: Interpretation of Deed Language” September 2011