Energy Industry Veteran Roger Nicholson Re-Joins Steptoe & Johnson

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Published: June 3, 2024

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is pleased to announce the return of Roger Nicholson to its Energy & Natural Resources Department. Nicholson will be Of Counsel, supporting clients in energy sector transactions, and will work from the firm’s Charleston and Lexington offices.

“We are honored to welcome Roger back to Steptoe & Johnson,” said Christopher L. Slaughter, CEO. “His high-level experience in the energy industry is invaluable to our clients.”

Formerly serving as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, and Secretary to Alpha Metallurgical Resources, Nicholson is a trusted advisor to major energy companies. His experience includes guiding clients on acquisitions and divestitures, commercial transactions, negotiating supply agreements, commercial disputes and arbitration, mineral title matters, and public offerings.

Nicholson received his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown College and his law degree from the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenburg College of Law.

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, labor and employment, and litigation. Steptoe & Johnson has over 400 lawyers and other professionals practicing in 18 offices in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia. Visit and connect with us on X and LinkedIn.

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