William J. Black IV
Member
(304) 598-8120
Office: Morgantown
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. West Virginia University
B.S. West Liberty State College
Licensure: ND | PA | WV
See Education

Speaking Engagements

"Lease Life Cycle - Getting In, Getting Out, and Everything in Between," Qnections 2019

"Role of Quality Asset Management in Energy Transactions," Qnections 2018

North Dakota Update on the Law, NADOA Annual Institute, 2017

North Dakota Trusts and Estates, NADOA Annual Institute, 2014

Co-author, "Summary of Selected Principles of West Virginia Oil and Gas Law," 2012

"Appalachian Due Diligence," National Association of Lease and Title Analysts (NALTA) Annual Conference, September 2012

"Transfer of Mineral Rights," The Northern Appalachian Landman's Association, State College, Pennsylvania, November 2010

Key Experience

Undertook coal, oil, and gas title examinations and drafted the corresponding title opinions to assist a wide variety of clients in acquiring desired property rights
Performed due diligence, undertook curative work and prepared transactional documents for multi-million dollar energy transactions to assist clients in development efforts
Performed management and document review associated with major title and asset development projects of energy clients
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Memberships & Awards

Professional
Monongalia County Bar Association
Marlyn E. Lugar Trial Association, West Virginia University College of Law
Graduated cum laude, West Liberty State College