Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: USA - West Virginia; Kentucky

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: USA - West Virginia; Kentucky


Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is a U.S. law firm with strengths in business, energy, employment, and litigation. 370 attorneys and other professionals represent businesses throughout the United States from offices in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia.

Our firm is built on business sensibility. CEOs, GCs, boards, and executive managers turn to us when the going is good, bad, or otherwise. In return, they get counsel from lawyers who are personally invested in the success of their business.

We get the deal done! Our corporate and transactional team provides guidance on a full range of issues from business structure, initial capitalization and financing, to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Our goal is to develop long-term relationships with clients and serve as trusted strategic advisors on both legal and business issues before, during and after the deal. Starting? Expanding? Dominating? Surviving? We advise clients across the business life cycle and through thick and thin.

We’ve been called an energy powerhouse. In fact, the firm was founded more than 100 years ago to advance and protect the interests of clients in the natural gas, oil and coal industries. Our attorneys provide integrated legal services to the energy industry across the firm’s major practices. Industry insiders with both operating and legal backgrounds bring real-world experience to the practice as well as deep shale development knowledge and advocacy. The firm has been top listed in the nation in Energy Law by The Best Lawyers in America® since 2017.

We understand that your most valuable asset is often your employees. To help you navigate the complex maze of labor and employment statutes, Steptoe & Johnson has been recognized as having one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the United States within a multiservice firm. We represent businesses in all aspects of labor relations, from union avoidance to contract negotiations and strikes. With deep experience in every facet of employment law, our team provides innovative solutions to deliver exceptional results for clients.

When conflicts arise, Steptoe & Johnson litigators seek cost-effective, early resolution of lawsuits, bearing in mind both the cost of litigation and the risk of encouraging additional lawsuits by settling cases that should be tried. By doing so, Steptoe & Johnson has gained a reputation for providing clients with common sense advice. Recognizing that cost control and time are critical factors, our litigators are also adept at analysis, budgeting, project management, and alternative dispute resolution. Firm litigators have built a strong record in complex cases. This reputation, coupled with a willingness to take cases to trial, provides clients with exemplary service based on client-focused partnering.

Practice areas

  • Abstracting & Land Services
  • Alcohol
  • Appellate
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Banking & Commercial Transactions
  • Banking Regulatory
  • Bankruptcy/Creditor's Rights
  • Bond Counsel/Infrastructure Finance
  • Business Litigation
  • Commodities and Derivatives
  • Construction
  • Corporate & Transactional
  • Cotenancy
  • Cybersecurity
  • Division Order Title Opinion (DOTO)
  • Emergency Response
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Litigation
  • Energy
  • Energy Litigation
  • Energy Transactional
  • Environmental & Regulatory
  • EPLI
  • Estate Planning/Trusts
  • Government Relations & Lobbying
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education
  • Hospitality & Resorts
  • Insurance Company
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Long-Term Care
  • Midstream
  • Mineral Title & Due Diligence Services
  • Mineral Title Litigation
  • MSHA
  • NLRA
  • Opportunity Zones
  • OSHA/Workplace Safety
  • Private Financing & Securities
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Finance
  • Public Utility and Regulatory
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring & Challenged Asset Team
  • Strategic Technology & E-Discovery Methods
  • Taxation and Nonprofit Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • White Collar Defense
  • Workers' Compensation

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