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    Tony Faini focuses his practice in the area of economic development—specifically in the sectors of public finance and municipal bonds.  Before becoming an attorney, Tony spent more than five years working as landman where he assisted energy companies to develop land and minerals throughout West Virginia. Building on his experience with property and contracts, Tony brings a valuable skill set to counties and political subdivisions to develop local projects. Whether he is working with large investment banks or small county commissions, clients appreciate Tony’s real-world experience dealing with people from all over the state, his approachable nature, and his passion to support West Virginia’s much-needed economic growth.

    Memberships & Awards

    West Virginia State Bar
    Monongalia County Bar Association
    Institute for Energy Law’s Hartrick Scholar Writing Competition: 2019 National Finalist
    CALI Awards: Business Torts, Appellate Advocacy

    Key Experience

    Drafted title opinions and other transactional documents, performed due diligence, and negotiated contract terms with mineral owners for a wide variety of energy clients in multi-million dollar transactions to acquire desired property rights