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    Pat Deem focuses his practice in the areas of real estate and minerals, commercial transactions, and business organizations. Mr. Deem's experience includes significant involvement in mergers, acquisitions, and all aspects of financing.

    Memberships & Awards

    President, West Virginia Bar Association
    Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
    Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    The Best Lawyers in America®
    Best Lawyers® 2013 Morgantown, West Virginia Lawyer of the Year
    Super Lawyers®
    Corporations, Banking and Business Law Committee, West Virginia State Bar
    Executive Committee, West Virginia Bar Association
    West Virginia State Bar Liaison to the American Bar Association Committee on Corporate Laws
    Fellow, American Bar Association 2006
    Past Chair, West Virginia College of Law Visiting Committee
    Fellow, West Virginia Bar Foundation 2002
    Associate Editor, West Virginia Law Review

    Key Experience

    Assisted Fortune 500 company in connection with the drilling of several hundred wells for the exploration and development of oil and gas in the Appalachian Basin
    Assisted numerous gas production companies in the sale of oil and gas properties
    Assisted coal company and its domestic and international partners in all phases of the acquisition of mineral properties (in excess of 10,000 acres) for the development of a new underground coal mining operation

    Work Experience

    1969 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC