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Liz focuses her practice on commercial litigation. She represents clients in the energy industry in commercial, royalty, class action and negligence matters in state and federal courts, particularly in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

The recent rise in royalty class action lawsuits brought by the plaintiffs’ bar, that generally coincides with the ebb in crude oil prices, is a growing risk for oil and gas companies. Class action certifications in royalty lawsuits were less common before the COVID-19 pandemic, but since 2019 there has been an uptick in royalty