Jeffrey E. Fort Joins Steptoe & Johnson



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Energy attorney to join firm’s Columbus, Ohio office

COLUMBUS, OHIOJeffrey E. Fort has joined the Columbus office of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC.  His legal practice will focus on oil and gas law. 

Before joining Steptoe & Johnson, Fort operated a private practice where he concentrated on real estate, environmental, and oil and gas law.  He previously practiced with the law firm of Porter, Wright, Morris and Arthur, LLP where he focused in the area of energy law. 

Fort is a U.S. Navy veteran who served for 19 years in the Naval Reserves and obtained the rank of Captain.  He has been a faculty member for several Ohio institutions including the University of Findlay, University of Toledo, and Ohio Northern University.

Fort earned his Bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy and his legal degree from The Ohio State University College of Law.

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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a U.S. law firm with core strengths in energy, labor and employment, litigation, and transactional law. In 2013, Steptoe & Johnson celebrated 100 years of helping clients reach their goals. Visit or follow @Steptoe_Johnson on Twitter.

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