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    Nick Borror enjoys the mystery and the history that often surrounds mineral titles.  Nick’s knack for research is an asset to clients and firm energy litigators as he tracks down accurate mineral owners, cures title defects, and digs deep into missing heirs.  Nick's works are foundational to building defense strategies in royalty disputes for oil and gas producers in the Marcellus Shale.


    Memberships & Awards

    Key Experience

    On behalf of a publicly traded oil and gas company researched and completed a complex title project involving hundreds of missing heirs associated with several hundred acres of land in multiple tracts in Ritchie County, West Virginia
    Provided mineral title research in support of complex royalty disputes and litigation on behalf of oil and gas companies
    Researched ownership of title and leasehold interests for surface, coal, oil, gas and other mineral rights

    Work Experience

    2011 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2010 Abstractor, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2009-2010 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    2008-2009 WVU Clinical Law Program
    2008 Mine Safety and Health Administration
    2007 Appalachian Center for the Economy & the Environment