Mineral and Gas
Our attorneys represent coal mining and natural gas producing companies in a variety of matters. As part of our practice, the firm represents one of the largest coal mining companies in the world in matters relating to its Kentucky and Indiana operations.
The firm’s experience includes the defense of blasting damage claims related to surface mining, the defense of property subsidence claims related to underground mining, and the defense of nuisance actions relating to the discharge of water from silt retention basins. The firm has also represented coal and gas companies in numerous business disputes, including sales disputes with electric utilities, royalty disputes with landowners and property developers, disputes relating to the sale of coal reserves and mining assets, and the defense of antitrust and unfair competition claims. In addition, our attorneys have advised clients on hearings before the Public Service Commission and the Kentucky Energy Policy Advisory Board. The firm also counsels coal mining companies in a variety of other non-litigation matters.