Former EMLF Executive Director Sharon Daniels Dies

Sharon J. Daniels, EMLF’s second and longest serving Executive Director, passed away April 30, 2022, in Overland Park, Kansas, where she had relocated after her retirement in 2018. Sharon was born January 3, 1944, in Ransom, Kansas, and was the daughter of Maurice B....

D.C. District Court Vacates Offshore Lease Sale

By Keith B. Hall, LSU Law Center The United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision on January 27, 2022 vacating Lease Sale 257, the largest sale of federal offshore oil and gas leases in history. Friends of the Earth v. Haaland, 2022 WL...
EMLF Announces 43rd Annual Institute Co-Chairs

EMLF Announces 43rd Annual Institute Co-Chairs

We’re happy to introduce our 43rd Annual Institute Co-Chairs, Timothy B. McGranor, with Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, and Martha A. Wiegand, with Consol Energy. The Annual Institute will be held June 12-14, 2022 at Omni Amelia Island Resort in Florida. Click...

EMLF Member Spotlight: Rebecca Kennedy

Current law firm or association: K&L Gates   Past associations: EQT Production Company   Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law   Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh  Spouse: Frank Posega   Children: Hannah Lilly Posega (2 years old) and Frank...

EMLF Member Spotlight: Renee V. Anderson

Current association:  Partner at Cassidy, Anderson & Kane  Past associations: I started my career with Sean Cassidy. From there I went to Atlas Energy, Chevron, Tucker Arensburg, and back again to work with Sean Cassidy.  Law School:  Duquesne University School of...

EMLF Member Spotlight: Timothy M. Miller

            Current association: Babst Calland (2014-present) Past associations: Robinson & McElwee (1983-2014); Love, Wise, Robinson & Woodroe (1980-1983) Law School: West Virginia University College of Law, J. D. 1980...

EMLF Member Spotlight: Stefanie Lepore Burt

            Current law firm or association: Assistant General Counsel at EQT Corporation Past associations: I joined Vinson & Elkins in DC right after law school, and spent the majority of my career prior to EQT at Reed Smith’s...

EMLF Member Spotlight: Karen Greenwell

Current association: Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP Law School: University of Kentucky, 1985 Undergraduate: University of Kentucky, 1976 Spouse: Mary Ann Hatton Children: Three cats and three dogs, including a 6-month-old Australian Shepherd puppy who is much more...

EMLF Member Spotlight: Daniel Craig

Current law firm or association: Frost Brown Todd LLC Law School: Duquesne University School of Law (2011) Undergraduate: The Ohio State University (2008) Spouse: Dr. Elviira Craig Children: Helen (3) and Oliver (2) Current home town: Pittsburgh, PA Favorite bar or...
Annual Institute set for Amelia Island in June 2022

Annual Institute set for Amelia Island in June 2022

  Educational Event Set in Superb Location The Energy & Mineral Law Foundation will hold its 43rd Annual Institute in Amelia Island, Florida from June 12-14, 2022. As always, EMLF’s Annual Institute will provide two days of topical continuing legal education....

EMLF Member Spotlight: Gregory Russell

Current association: Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP (1992-present)Law School: Harvard Law SchoolUndergraduate: Washington and Lee UniversitySpouse: AnneChildren: Hannah (26), Joe (23)Home: Columbus, OhioFavorite restaurant in Columbus: Right now, it’s The Eagle...

EMLF Member Spotlight: Travis Brannon

  EMLF Member Spotlight: Travis Brannon Current law firm or association: K&L Gates LLP Law School: West Virginia University College of Law Undergraduate: The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Spouse: Meagan Brannon Children: Robert Knox Brannon Current...

EMLF Member Spotlight: Kara Mundy

​EMLF Member Spotlight: Kara Mundy Current law firm or association: Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLPLaw School: The Ohio State University Moritz College of LawUndergraduate: The Ohio State UniversitySpouse: ChristopherChildren: Felicity (4) Wallace (3)Current home...
EMLF Member Spotlight: Sharon Flanery

EMLF Member Spotlight: Sharon Flanery

EMLF Member Spotlight: Sharon Flanery Current association: Steptoe & Johnson PLLC (2004–present)Past associations:Columbia Natural Resources (2001–2003)Columbia Gas Transmission Corp. (1998–2001) CONSOL Energy Inc. (1993–1998)Thorp Reed & Armstrong...
Interview with Lucas Liben

Interview with Lucas Liben

Current law firm or association: Reed Smith LLPPast associations (if any): None!Law School: Georgetown University Law CenterUndergraduate: University of PittsburghSpouse (if any): Farren LibenChildren (if any): We have three boys: Avi (8), Levi (4), and Asher (almost...
Interview with Natalie Jefferis

Interview with Natalie Jefferis

Current association: Peacock KellerPast associations: EQT Production Co. (Vice President of Land & Title), Bowles Rice LP (Associate)Law School: West Virginia University College of LawUndergraduate:  Fairmont State University (B.S., Finance)Spouse: AndyChildren:...
Erin Magee receives 2021 John L. McClaugherty Award

Erin Magee receives 2021 John L. McClaugherty Award

The Energy & Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF) is proud to announce it has presented its 2021 John L. McClaugherty Award to Erin E. Magee.  Erin was nominated for this award by multiple EMLF members, including her colleagues at Jackson Kelly, where she has spent her...
Interview With Michael Moore

Interview With Michael Moore

Current association: Steptoe & Johnson PLLC in Bridgeport, West VirginiaPast associations: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP.  Morgantown, West VirginiaLaw School: West Virginia University College of LawUndergraduate: West Virginia UniversitySpouse: Dr. Emily R....
Interview With Kevin Abbott

Interview With Kevin Abbott

Current association: Law Office of Kevin C. Abbott, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Professor of PracticePast associations: Reed Smith LLP (2000-2019), Thorp Reed & Armstrong (1983-2000), clerkships at the U.S. Sixth Circuit and U.S. District Court for...
The 12th Law of Shale Plays Conference goes virtual

The 12th Law of Shale Plays Conference goes virtual

The 12th Law of Shale Plays Conference This event was rescheduled to a virtual format to be held September 15-16, 2021. Register for the 12th Law of Shale Plays virtual program here. The 12th Law of Shale Plays Conference, which is hosted by the Institute for Energy...
EMLF’s Petrochemicals Update Becomes Virtual Series

EMLF’s Petrochemicals Update Becomes Virtual Series

Petrochemicals Update Becomes Virtual Series Register here for the Virtual Petrochemicals Update Series. Following up to our popular 2018 Petrochemicals Special Institute, join us for the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation’s virtual program featuring business...

EMLF’s 43rd Annual Institute

Join EMLF for the 43rd Annual Institute at gorgeous Amelia Island June 12-14, 2022. Click here for hotel registration on the event hub page – event registration to come.  
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