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    Biography

    Amber Moore practices in the areas of energy and general litigation.  Amber has experience in defending clients in land use, professional liability, medical malpractice, and construction litigation matters.  She has also assisted clients with obtaining mineral leasing rights. Amber's experience has covered many stages of the litigation process, including taking and defending depositions, drafting briefs, dispositive motions, hearings, mediation, trial preparation, and appeals.

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    Order of the Coif
    Editor-in-Chief, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 115
    Associate Editor, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 114
    Member, U.S. Supreme Court Clinic 2012-2013, WVU College of Law
    CALI Award for Contracts; International Trade Regulations Seminar; Estate Planning; Payment Systems
    Legacy Award, Class of 2013
    ALI CLE Scholarship & Leadership Award, Class of 2013
    Dean's Fellow, WVU College of Law Academic Excellence Program

    Key Experience

    Defended oil and gas exploration and production company before the West Virginia Mass Litigation Panel in claims involving private nuisance and negligence relating to natural gas activities
    Represented real estate agent in motion to dismiss in a professional liability matter brought by purchaser of undeveloped residential property
    Second-chaired an evidentiary hearing based on removal cause of action against county commissioners

    Work Experience

    2013 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2011-2012 Summer Associate, Jackson Kelly PLLC

    Speaking Engagements

    Andrew S. Graham, Allison J. Farrell, Lauren A. Williams, Amber M. Moore, One Stick in the Bundle: Characterizing Nonparticipating Royalty Interests Under West Virginia Law, 117 W. Va. L. Rev. 519 (2014)

    "Can Damages Be Too Damaging? Examining Mason County and Its Progeny," 115 W. Va. L. Rev. 807 (2012)