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    Sandy Fraley is a leader in the oil and gas industry with more than 25 years of experience in assessing risks, developing strategies, and reducing legal costs by applying a broad range of legal skills and experience across multiple oil and gas basins. She has a diverse background in managing litigation, advising on challenging legal issues and devising solutions to fit business needs. Her experience as part of senior management teams at leading exploration and production companies brings practical, real-world perspective to her practice. Her experience includes upstream oil and gas agreements, acquisitions and divestitures, exploration, development and joint operating agreements, farmouts, leases, deeds, assignments, easements, mineral title, managing results-driven litigation, and managing legal and land teams.

    Memberships & Awards

    The Best Lawyers in America®
    West Virginia Bar Association
    Oklahoma Bar Association
    Kentucky Bar Association
    Virginia Bar Association
    Registered Professional Landman (RPL)

    Key Experience

    Participated in complex commercial transactions, due diligence projects and closings
    Provided legal support to facilitate emerging unconventional resource plays, including analysis of statutory and regulatory framework
    Provided representation in numerous mediations securing resolutions to various contractual disputes and personal injury claims