Gillian R. Flick
Of Counsel
(724) 749-3187
Office: Southpointe
J.D. Duquesne University
B.A. Washington & Jefferson College
Licensure: PA
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Gillian Flick focuses her practice in the areas of mineral title and energy law.  She regularly assists energy companies with mineral title examinations and title opinions. Gillian also has experience in assisting oil and gas developers with their transactional matters, including due diligence for acquisitions.  She also assists oil and gas clients in the preparation and review of all documents relating to mineral title ownership, including easements, deeds, leases, and other transactional documents.

As a member of the firm’s Higher Education Team, Gillian is ready and able to defend colleges and universities in grievances, faculty tenure matters, and employment matters. 

Work Experience

2012 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2011-2012 Abstractor, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2011 Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Family Division
2010-2011 Equity Protection Legal Clinic

Speaking Engagements

“Looking Ahead: The Higher Education Landscape Under the Trump Administration,” ACS/Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Newsletter, August 2017

“Employment Laws: Possible Changes Under the New Administration,” Changes in Higher Education Law & The New Administration, May 25, 2017

“Strip Searches in the East: Oil & Gas Title under Waterways, Roads, and Railroad Rights-of-Way,” Washington County Bar Association’s Annual Winter Bench Bar, January 22, 2016

"Strip Searches in the East: Oil & Gas Title Under Waterways, Roads, and Railroad Rights-of-Way," 2014 CONSOL Land School, Canonsburg, PA, September 18, 2014

"New Tools to Address Blight and Abandonment," Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, 2011

"The Abandoned and Blighted Property Conservatorship Act," Handbook for Allegheny County, Urban Redevelopment Clinic for Duquesne University School of Law, 2011

Key Experience

Prepared and conducted real estate closings for energy company involving the sale of coal, oil, gas and other minerals
Assisted in the preparation of and drafted division order title opinions for oil and gas companies
Conducted and reviewed title examinations and prepared title opinion reports on coal, oil, gas and other minerals

Memberships & Awards