Steptoe & Johnson has one of the largest energy practices in the U.S. and is comprised of attorneys experienced in major energy transactions, energy litigation, and mineral title law. We provide comprehensive services to the energy industry across the firm’s major practices. A number of attorneys have been top listed in a number of energy-related practice areas by the authors of The Best Lawyers in America® and the firm is ranked as top listed in the U.S. in Energy Law.
Energy transactional attorneys assist developers, producers, and midstream suppliers in all aspects of corporate and transactional law providing guidance on complex corporate issues and proactive advice on day-to-day operations. We have more than $20B in recent complex energy transactions.
Steptoe & Johnson attorneys have worked in government and as in-house counsel for energy companies, have counseled clients on federal and state regulation of natural gas utilities, and have developed and implemented FERC compliance programs.
Firm attorneys are experienced in complex litigation and understand the legal terrain of the nation’s major shale plays. Our experience in assessing the potential for litigation arising from oil and gas title defects has made the firm one of the largest and most diverse industry-specific litigation practices in the United States. Our environmental lawyers possess extensive experience as seasoned litigators who can handle commercial and energy-related litigation in high-profile cases.