Michelle E. Piziak Named “Member of the Year” by WVIAAI



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Charleston, W.Va. – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC attorney Michelle E. Piziak has been honored by the West Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators as their Member of the Year. Piziak received the award during the organization’s annual conference in Morgantown, W.Va. on October 7 and 8, 2013. 

Piziak was recognized for her continuing involvement in the group, as well as her assistance with organizing the 2013 annual conference. The topic of the WVIAAI conference focused on natural gas fire and explosion investigations. Piziak worked to partner investigators with leaders in the oil and gas industry in order to share information and concerns about work and well-site incidents. 

Piziak focuses her practice in the areas of general litigation, insurance coverage and extra-contractual matters. She also represents insurance carriers in fraud and arson cases. Piziak is co-leader of the firm's First Party Team, has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America ® and was named a Super Lawyers ® Rising Star. Piziak joined Steptoe & Johnson in 1997. 

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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a U.S. energy law firm with core strengths in energy, labor & employment, litigation and transactional law. In 2013, Steptoe & Johnson celebrates 100 years of helping clients reach their goals. Visit www.steptoe-johnson.com.

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