Thomas A. Wilson Joins Steptoe & Johnson



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CANTON, OHIO – Attorney Thomas A. Wilson has joined the Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Energy Law Team. Wilson will focus his practice in the areas of mineral title and real estate law from the firm’s location in Canton, Ohio.  

Wilson has experience in mineral titles as well as advising clients on financing and executing transactions.  He is also experienced in handling permitting and regulatory issues associated with oil and gas wells.   

“Tom’s experience will be invaluable as Steptoe & Johnson grows to meet the needs of clients developing the Marcellus and Utica shales,” said Energy and Natural Resources Department Chair Sharon O. Flanery.             

Wilson received his law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law and his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky.  While a law school student, Wilson served as article and notes editor of the North Carolina Banking Journal.  Wilson is a member of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association and the Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Association.  Wilson was named a West Virginia Super Lawyers® Rising Star for Energy and Natural Resources Law for 2012 and 2013.      

He is licensed to practice in North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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