William J. Leon Esq

William J. Leon, LC
Contact: (304) 554-3880
Law School: West Virginia University
Jurisdictions: Pennsylvania
West Virginia
4th Circuit
All West Virgiana Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts


About William J. Leon Esq
31 years experience. Licensed in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Statewide practice focusing on energy related matters including: Coal, Oil and gas lease negotiation. Modification and termination of existing oil and gas leases. Compelling additional production under existing leases. Royalty disputes. Negotiation of surface and water use agreements. Pipeline right of way negotiations. Surface damages claims. Legal malpractice, commercial litigation and transactional matters.
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Energy, Oil and Gas
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Contingent Fees
    • Hourly and Contingent fees
  • Free Consultation
    • Free initial telephone consultation.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • Hourly and contingent fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
West Virginia
4th Circuit
All West Virgiana Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts
Professional Experience
Founding member, Willaim J. Leon, LC
Practice emphasizing transactional and litigation matters concerning mineral interests, and general commercial litigation. Mineral related engagements include analysis of oil and gas lease proposals; assistance negotiating lease modifications and drafting of appropriate documentation concerning same; modifying or terminating existing flat rate royalty leases; disputes regarding lease formation and lease termination, and surface owner damage claims.
Special counsel, Eckert, Seamans, Cherin, & Mellott, PLLC.
Special counsel with 250 attorney regional law firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Civil litigation practice with emphasis on commercial litigation, lender liability litigation, and domestic relations matters involving valuation and division of professional practices and business interests.
Founding Member, William J. Leon, LC
Civil litigation practice with emphasis on commercial and personal injury litigation. Practice areas included asbestos mass tort defense, legal malpractice, wrongful death, products liability, general personal injury claims, and medical practice management issue. Commercial transactional representation involving sale and acquisition of businesses and business related assets including negotiation, due diligence and document preparation.
West Virginia UniversityJ.DLaw
Honors: Order of the Coif. Law Review.
Professional Associations
Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member, West Virginia State Bar


William J. Leon, LC
1200 Dorsey Avenue
Suite III
Morgantown, WV 26501
Telephone: (304) 554-3880
Fax: (888) 640-4782