CHARLESTON – Jackson Kelly attorney Elizabeth B. Elmore has been appointed as the head of the Oil and Gas Industry group.



Elmore is a member of the firm and Co‑Leader of the Land and Natural Resource Development Practice Group. With more than 20 years of legal experience, Elmore focuses her practice on energy law, including claims of underpayment of royalties, joint ventures between producers for the acquisition and development of oil and gas leases and rights of way for pipeline systems.

Jackson Kelly recently was named the 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Law Firm of the Year” for Mining Law. Jackson Kelly was the first law firm to ever receive this honor by being named “Law Firm of the Year” for Mining Law in U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2011-2012.

Attorneys in Jackson Kelly’s Oil and Gas Industry Group advise clients relating to matters from the wellhead to the burner tip.  The Oil and Gas Industry Group is made up of attorneys who have experience from working in the field, participation in industry organizations and working with the constituents serving the industry.

With years of experience in representing the best interests of the oil and gas industry in both legal and legislative matters, Jackson Kelly is able to serve clients in the courtroom and in the board room, draft and review legislation and lobby before state legislatures and the United States Congress.

Jackson Kelly is a national leader in the law relating to the extraction of natural resources from federal, Native American, state and private lands and the industries associated with the development, processing, refining, transportation and marketing of those resources.

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