The Energy Law Report is published by Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP’s Energy Practice Group. The blog is devoted to current legal issues and trends in the energy industry and is designed for readers to quickly and easily learn about the latest legal developments impacting producers, investors, transporters and governing organizations.

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Brett is the chair of the firm’s Energy, Biotech and Emerging Business practice groups. He counsels public and private companies of all sizes through merger, acquisition, divestiture, financing and other corporate and securities transactions, facilitating growth strategies and operational objectives for clients around the world.

Chris is a partner who focuses his practice on matters pertaining to the oil, gas and pipeline industries. Chris has extensive knowledge and experience covering a broad range of oil, gas and pipeline-related disputes and transactions, including matters involving new and existing pipeline easements, eminent domain rights, the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act, oil and gas lease disputes, mandatory pooling and unitization, lease forfeiture actions, royalty disputes and mineral title issues.

Brad is a partner in Porter Wright’s Litigation Department and chairs the firm’s Appellate Practice Group. He represents clients in appeals, original actions and complex commercial litigation. Brad has assisted oil and gas clients and electric utilities in appeals before the Supreme Court of Ohio and in regulatory matters before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.