Attorney Doug Clark is Pennsylvania’s Landowner Lawyer and dedicated to protect and fight for Landowners in all oil and gas related issues. In addition to negotiating all oil and gas related agreements and representing Landowners on royalty and related issues, Doug also represents clients in other oil and gas related matters.
Oil & Gas Law
The Clark Law Firm has represented hundreds upon hundreds of Landowners and oil, gas and mineral rights holders in oil and gas law related issues. Attorney Doug Clark has never worked for an natural gas or pipeline company, and he never will. Learn More.
If you have sustained any real or personal property damages as a result of gas or pipeline company operations, do not simply sign on the dotted line and accept a check. Landowners must be made whole for all property and other damages and must not sign broad Damage Release Agreements that shield the company from all future liability. Learn More.
If your drinking water or other water on your property has been contaminated or sustained other damages or degradation, you need an experienced oil and gas attorney. Landowners must be made whole for all water damages and must not sign broad Release Agreements that shield the company from all future water related liability. Learn More.
Landowners in natural gas producing regions may benefit from the creation of Limited Liability Companies, Family Limited Partnerships, or Trusts. However, these vehicles are not appropriate for all Landowners. The Clark Law Firm, PC represents Landowners in determining whether Limited Liability Companies, Family Limited Partnerships, or Trusts the appropriate for their individual circumstances and will not sell Landowners on unnecessary business entities or estate planning tools. Learn More.
Buying and selling real estate in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions of Pennsylvania involves unique considerations not found in typical real estate transactions. Buyers and Sellers must understand the impact that any real estate transaction will have on their oil, gas and mineral rights and must make certain that the Deed, Agreement of Sale, and any other real estate documents explicitly reflect the intentions of the parties. Learn More.
The Clark Law Firm, PC represents Landowners and oil, gas and mineral rights holders for Estate Planning and probating estates in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions of Pennsylvania. Attorney Doug Clark personally meets and consults with Landowners to review their specific situation and determine the best possible Estate Plan for their individual circumstances. Individuals in natural gas producing regions face unique Estate Planning challenges and need an Estate Plan tailored to their individual circumstances. There is no cookie cutter Estate Plan that works for Landowners involved in natural gas production. Learn More.
Deeds & Corrective Deeds
The Clark Law Firm, PC does Deed work for Landowners, including preparation and filing of Corrective Deeds. Corrective Deeds are a valuable tool for Landowners to ensure that their Deed and Oil and Gas Lease reflects their proper acreage of ownership. Do not get paid less royalties than you deserve due to an incorrect Deed. Learn More.