Patrick D. Deem
(304) 933-8121
Office: Bridgeport
J.D. West Virginia University
A.B. Marietta College
Licensure: WV
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Pat Deem focuses his practice in the areas of real estate and minerals, commercial transactions, and business organizations. Mr. Deem's experience includes significant involvement in mergers, acquisitions, and all aspects of financing.

Work Experience

1969 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Key Experience

Assisted Fortune 500 company in connection with the drilling of several hundred wells for the exploration and development of oil and gas in the Appalachian Basin
Assisted numerous gas production companies in the sale of oil and gas properties
Assisted coal company and its domestic and international partners in all phases of the acquisition of mineral properties (in excess of 10,000 acres) for the development of a new underground coal mining operation

Memberships & Awards

President, West Virginia Bar Association
Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
The Best Lawyers in America®
Best Lawyers® 2013 Morgantown, West Virginia Lawyer of the Year
Super Lawyers®
Corporations, Banking and Business Law Committee, West Virginia State Bar
Executive Committee, West Virginia Bar Association
West Virginia State Bar Liaison to the American Bar Association Committee on Corporate Laws
Fellow, American Bar Association 2006
Past Chair, West Virginia College of Law Visiting Committee
Fellow, West Virginia Bar Foundation 2002
Associate Editor, West Virginia Law Review