PERSONNEL FILE: Gottlied contributes section on W.Va. leasing, exploration and production laws to oil and gas law book

By The West Virginia Record | Mar 8, 2012


CHARLESTON -– Richard Gottlieb, a natural gas attorney, has provided the West Virginia chapter for a new national book called "Oil & Gas Law," which has been published by the American Association of Professional Landmen.

The book is a nationwide comparison of laws on leasing, exploration and production and offers a comprehensive volume on the comparison of 18 states plus federal lands. Gottlieb contributed the comparative chapter on West Virginia's oil and natural gas laws.

The AAPL is a professional organization that unites approximately 12,000 landmen and land-related persons through professional development and service. AAPL's mission is to promote the highest standards of performance for all land professionals, to advance their stature and to encourage sound stewardship of energy and mineral resources.

Gottlieb, who leads the natural gas practice at Lewis Glasser Casey & Rollins in Charleston, is widely recognized for his knowledge and experience representing natural gas clients and organizations over the past 30 years.

He is listed in Best Lawyers in America energy law and oil and natural gas law and in West Virginia SuperLawyers energy and natural resources and commercial litigation.

Lewis Glasser is a full service law firm representing a wide range of clients, including natural gas producers, midstream companies, pipelines and utilities. The firm has a long history providing services involving leasing, mineral rights, regulatory affairs, litigation and commercial matters.

Lewis Glasser recently opened an office in Morgantown to meet the growing needs of natural gas clients in the northern region of the state and in Ohio.

The firm also maintains an active government relations practice, representing natural gas clients, among others, before the West Virginia Legislature and in Washington D.C. The government relations practice is LGCR Government Solutions, LLC.

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