Britt Freund Joins Firm's Southpointe Office

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Firm adds energy transactional know-how in Pennsylvania

CANONSBURG, Pa.Britt Freund has joined the Energy & Natural Resources Department of Steptoe & Johnson.  Freund’s practice will focus on financial transactions for energy companies, private equity firms, and financial institutions working from the firm's Southpointe office located near Pittsburgh.  He joins a team of more than 40 energy transactional attorneys assisting clients in some of the nation’s largest shale plays. 

“Britt is a great addition to our team,” said Steptoe & Johnson CEO Susan S. Brewer.  “He has represented oil, gas, and coal producers in states including Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  His knowledge of mineral law will be vital to the firm and our clients.”

Freund represents energy producers and financial institutions in all aspects of real property acquisition, development, mineral production, and sales and finance transactions.  His experience spans the Appalachian basin where he also routinely assists clients in dispute resolution and with litigation in state and federal courts,  conducts due diligence for real property acquisitions and corporate mergers, and helps to structure and effectuate complex mineral property transactions.   

Freund earned his law degree from Duquesne University and his bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College.  He is recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in Pennsylvania and serves as a trustee-at-large for the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation.   

About Steptoe & Johnson
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a law firm nationally recognized for its strengths in energy law with more than a century of know-how in the areas of business, employment, and litigation.  Steptoe & Johnson has more than 300 attorneys practicing in 13 offices in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia.  Visit http://www.steptoe-johnson.com and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more information, contact Betsy Spellman, Chief Marketing Officer, at (304) 933-8000 or by email: press@steptoe-johnson.com.

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