kabbott@reedsmith.com

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Kevin focuses his work in energy litigation and oil and gas law. He has more than 30 years of experience in representing clients in the oil and gas industry, natural gas exploration and production companies, interstate pipeline companies and utilities. Kevin is currently advising natural gas exploration and production companies on issues related to exploration of Marcellus and Utica shales. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

Credentials

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1981, J.D., magna cum laude, Member and Notes Editor of the Law Review; Elected to Order of the Coif
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1978, B.A., magna cum laude

  • Pennsylvania
  • Ohio
  • West Virginia

  • All State and Federal Courts - Pennsylvania
  • All State and Federal Courts - Ohio
  • All State and Federal Courts - West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law’s Energy Law and Policy Institute – Director
  • American Arbitration Association – Selected as a member of its national arbitration panel; served as an arbitrator in numerous commercial disputes and energy disputes 
  • Energy and Mineral Law Foundation – Board of Trustees
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association – Served for seven years on the Board of Directors

  • Honorable Leroy J. Contie, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
  • Honorable Leroy J. Contie, Jr., U.S. District Court - Northern District of Ohio