Lauren A. Williams
Of Counsel
(304) 933-8276
Office: Bridgeport
J.D. William & Mary
B.B.A William & Mary
Licensure: WV
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Lauren Williams focuses her practice in the area of energy litigation.  She represents the interests of the oil and natural gas industry and has been involved in many aspects of title and condemnation litigation.       

Work Experience

2012 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2011 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2011 Summer Associate, LeClair Ryan
2010 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Speaking Engagements

Co-author, "One Stick in the Bundle: Characterizing Nonparticipating Royalty Interests Under West Virginia Law," 117 W.Va. L. Rev. 519 (2014)

Co-author, "A 'Winning' Approach to Sheen-Style Employees," Law 360, August 2011

Key Experience

Represented oil and gas operators in title litigation matters, including partition and missing heirs petition proceedings
Defended tax sale litigation in state and federal court, including appeals
Defended oil and gas operators in cases involving royalty, nuisance, and trespass claims

Memberships & Awards

Harrison County Bar Association
Dean's Certificate for Outstanding Service to the William & Mary Law School Community, 2012
William & Mary Community Servant Award, 2012
Graduated summa cum laude, The College of William & Mary
CALI Award in Employment Law