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    Erin Paternostro concentrates her practice in the areas of energy and natural resources law and real estate transactions.

    Memberships & Awards

    Kanawha County Bar Association
    Order of the Coif, West Virginia University College of Law
    Senior Managing Editor, West Virginia Law Review
    Undergraduate summa cum laude, West Virginia University
    The State Journal, Generation Next, 40 Under 40 (2012)
    Energy & Mineral Law Foundation

    Key Experience

    Assisted clients with the performance and preparation of mineral title opinions, as well as issues related to surface use or surface damages claims arising from coal, oil, and gas operations
    Handled matters involving mineral transactions and acquisitions, including the coordination and performance of due diligence and title defect curative work
    Experience in preparing leases, deeds, easements, and other related agreements

    Work Experience

    2004 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC