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    Biography

    Kristian White brings both financial and legal acumen to bear on his work in energy, real estate, banking, commercial transactions and business organizations. Also a CPA, White works with clients to develop business solutions that help them achieve their goals. White’s management abilities and leadership skills serve the firm well in his role as the Managing Member of Steptoe & Johnson’s Southpointe office located in Canonsburg, PA, near Pittsburgh.  

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    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    Pittsburgh Business Times Who's Who in Energy 2012-2018
    Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2010
    The State Journal, Generation Next 2010
    Certified Public Accountant
    West Virginia Society of CPAs
    Title Insurance Agent, First American Title Insurance Company, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, Stewart Title Guaranty Company
    Ohio County Bar Association
    Graduated summa cum laude, West Virginia University
    Order of Augusta

    Key Experience

    ENERGY
    Closed acquisitions of real property for cryogenic plant, dehydration facility, and compressor stations
    Represented a Fortune 500 energy company in the disposition of coal mining facilities

    Work Experience

    1999 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

    Speaking Engagements

    North American Coalbed Methane Forum - Canonsburg, PA "Legal Update" April 2018

    Co-author, “Regulators New Catch-All,” Transactions, Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers, April 2016

    Central Ohio Risk Management Association – Columbus, OH “Lending in the Oil & Gas Industry” February 2015

    Southern Gas Association - New Orleans, LA "Cybersecurity Threats and Liability" July 2014

    Pittsburgh Risk Management Association - Pittsburgh, PA "Banking in Marcellus and Utica Assets" March 2013

    NADOA – Philadelphia, PA “Partition and Missing Heirs” October 2012

    NALTA – Dallas, TX “Border Titles: Interpretation of Deed Language” September 2011