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    A significant portion of Zach Barrett’s legal practice is advising clients on matters related to mineral title. Zach also works drafting and advising on transactional projects for coal clients, as well as oil and gas exploration and production clients throughout the Appalachian basin.

    Memberships & Awards

    Key Experience

    Drafted documents and agreements on behalf of a coal mining company the divestiture of its "standard assets" and associated liabilities for cash consideration of approximately $325 million
    Organized and coordinated due diligence review for the divestiture of 1,000 legacy wells across 20 counties in five states for a transaction worth more than $12 million
    Provided due diligence for multiple transactions for the divestiture of thermal coal assets in West Virginia and Virginia

    Work Experience

    2013 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2011-2013 Abstractor, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2010 Fauquier County Attorney's Office
    2009 Landman, Virginia Energy Consultants, LLC
    2008 Landman, Zone Oil and Gas, LLC
    2007 Landman, Atlantic Hydrocarbon LLC