M. Vafa Barissi
Of Counsel
(304) 231-0441
Office: Wheeling
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. Case Western Reserve University
B.A. College of Wooster
Licensure: MI | OH | PA
See Education

Speaking Engagements

“Michigan Oil and Gas Update,” 4 Oil & Gas, Nat. Resources & Energy J. 355 (2018)

“Michigan Oil and Gas Update,” 3 Oil & Gas, Nat. Resources & Energy J. 729 (2017)

“Michigan Oil and Gas Update,” 2 Oil & Gas, Nat. Resources & Energy J. 211 (2016)

“Ohio Oil and Gas Update,” 2 Oil & Gas, Nat. Resources & Energy J. 269 (2016)

NALTA News, December 2016 edition: Published article titled Ohio Supreme Court Reconciles Application of the 1989 and 2006 Versions of Dormant Mineral Act, by Lyle B. Brown, Timothy M. McKeen & M. Vafa Barissi

"Michigan Probate Law," NADOA

"Round Table Probate - North Dakota, Colorado, & Michigan" NADOA

“Ohio Oil and Gas Update,” 2 Tex. A&M L. Rev. 265 (2015)

“Ohio Oil and Gas Update,” 2 Tex. A&M L. Rev. 285 (2014)

"Ohio Oil and Gas Update," 19 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 503 (2013)

Key Experience

Managed and coordinated due diligence review in connection with private equity portfolio company’s acquisition of 14,000 net acres in southeastern Ohio
Performed and coordinated due diligence review in connection with domestic exploration and production company’s acquisition of 47,000 net acres in West Virginia
Managed and coordinated due diligence review in connection with domestic exploration and production company’s acquisition of 90,000 net acres in Ohio

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Ohio Oil and Gas Association
Energy & Mineral Law Foundation