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    Biography

    Randy Light focuses his practice in the areas of commercial, natural resources, real estate, and corporate law. Mr. Light advises clients about their choices of business entities and the formation, capitalization, operation, and management of their commercial enterprises. He works with lenders and borrowers in the structuring and collateralization of commercial loans. He is a title insurance agent for two national title insurance companies.

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    The Best Lawyers in America®
    Best Lawyers® 2021 Morgantown, WV Oil and Gas Law, Lawyer of the Year
    Best Lawyers® 2020 Morgantown, WV Banking and Finance Law, Lawyer of the Year
    Best Lawyers® 2018 Morgantown, WV Banking and Finance Law – Management, Lawyer of the Year
    Best Lawyers® 2016 Morgantown, WV, Banking and Finance Law, Lawyer of the Year
    Best Lawyers® 2013 Morgantown, West Virginia Lawyer of the Year
    Super Lawyers® 2009
    Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Committee, West Virginia State Bar Association
    Bankruptcy Committee, West Virginia State Bar Association
    Graduated cum laude, Washington & Lee

    Key Experience

    Responsible for real estate issues in the development and financing of a wind-powered electric generating facility in Grant County, West Virginia. The "wind farm" required leases and easements from more than 40 landowners and financing in excess of $300,000,000.00
    Responsible for the documentation and negotiations for many commercial loans from lenders to borrowers, including a technical consortium, coal companies, oil and gas companies, real estate developers, retail operations, and timbering operations
    Assisted client that acquired a private university and converted it to a for-profit educational institution

    Work Experience

    1983 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

    Speaking Engagements

    Mr. Light has been a lecturer at CLE seminars on commercial and real estate law issues and ethics issues.