Steptoe & Johnson PLLC a Presenting Sponsor for the 8th Law of Shale Plays Conference



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Energy focused event includes firm attorneys Bridget Furbee and Shawn Morgan

Bridgeport, W.Va. - Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is proud to be a sponsor of the 8th Law of Shale Plays Conference to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa. on September 6-7.  Also, firm attorneys Bridget D. Furbee and Shawn A. Morgan are actively involved in the planning and execution of the event.  Furbee is a conference co-chair, and Morgan is part of the faculty speaking on security and cybersecurity issues in the shale plays.

Furbee’s legal practice focuses on energy law.  She is the former in-house counsel to a major energy exploration and production company and has extensive experience in litigation as well as energy transactions.

Morgan is a former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia.  She is a member Steptoe & Johnson’s Cybersecurity Breach Response Team and currently serves as one of its two privacy and security officers.     

The 8th Law of Shale Plays Conference is presented by the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation and the Institute for Energy Law.  The event will provide updates on litigation, transactional, and regulatory issues relevant to legal professionals involved with the energy industry.  For more information, visit      

About Steptoe & Johnson

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a U.S. law firm with more than 300 attorneys and core strengths in energy, business, employment, and litigation.  Steptoe & Johnson operates 13 offices in six states including Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia.   Visit and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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