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William J. Leon Esq

William J. Leon Esq

William J. Leon, LC
  • Business Law, Energy, Oil and Gas, Legal Malpractice
  • Pennsylvania, West Virginia
Claimed Lawyer Profile

33 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.

West Virginia University
J.D / Law
Honors: Order of the Coif. Law Review.
Professional Experience
Founding member
Willaim J. Leon, LC
- Current
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.
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Current
West Virginia State Bar
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
West Virginia
4th Circuit
All West Virgiana Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts
  • Free Consultation
    Free initial telephone consultation.
  • Contingent Fees
    Hourly and Contingent fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly and contingent fees
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Energy, Oil and Gas
  • Legal Malpractice
  • English: Spoken, Written
Contact & Map
William J. Leon, LC
1200 Dorsey Avenue
Suite III
Morgantown, WV 26501
Telephone: (304) 554-3880
Fax: (888) 640-4782