For over 30 years, Kevin West's practice has been focused on the energy industry, both as an outside and in-house attorney. His practice includes complex litigation, and he has taken several hundred civil and criminal cases to trial. For energy companies, Kevin has litigated complex royalty cases, midstream matters, and matters involving mineral title disputes. He has also handled asset and stock transactions, lease transactions, and land and legal due diligence for acquisitions and regulatory matters. He has managed the governmental affairs process and drafted legislation regarding natural gas operations. He has also defended clients charged with violations of federal criminal laws. Mr. West is the Managing Member of the Columbus, Ohio office, but also spends time in our Lexington, Kentucky office.
Memberships & Awards
2009-2012 Managing Director, External Affairs, EQT Corporation
2008-2009 Vice President, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs, Equitable Prod. Co.
2007-2008 Vice President and General Counsel, Equitable Production Company
1990-2007 Partner, McCoy, West & Franklin (formerly McCoy, Baker & West)
1986-1990 Associate, McCoy, Baker & Newcomer