John R. Whipkey

Senior Associate

John R. Whipkey

Senior Associate

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Phone412-258-6731
Fax412-261-6221

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Mr. Whipkey is a member of the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources Services Group. He concentrates his practice in the area of oil and gas and counsels clients with respect to transactional, leasing, title and litigation matters. Mr. Whipkey has extensive experience preparing certified title opinions and division orders for exploration and production companies, and he has advised clients in connection with the acquisition of oil, gas and mineral assets in several states. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Whipkey worked at two Pittsburgh law firms, representing clients in oil and gas as well as medical malpractice defense, employment matters and general liability.

JohnWhipkey
Phone412-258-6731
Fax412-261-6221

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Areas of Law/Focus

  • Oil and Gas
  • Litigation

Education

  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2004
    Journal of Law & Commerce
  • B.S., Gettysburg College, 2001
    Member, Phi Beta Kappa
    Chemistry Departmental Honors

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 2004
  • State of West Virginia, 2005
  • State of Ohio, 2014

Selected Engagements

  • Reviewed and analyzed oil and gas title matters in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.
  • Conducted due diligence for acquisition of mineral assets in Ohio and West Virginia.
  • Successfully defended clients as first and second chair counsel in jury trials in Pennsylvania state and federal courts.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association