M. Shane Harvey|
500 Lee Street East
Charleston, WV 25301-3202
(O): (304) 340-1006
(F): (304) 340-1272
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M. Shane Harvey is a Member in the Firm's Charleston, West Virginia, office where he is Leader of the Environmental Practice Group, Leader of the Coal Industry Group and a member of the Firm's Executive Committee. Mr. Harvey has more than a decade of experience as in‑house counsel and general counsel for energy companies, including working closely with field operations and providing guidance on personal injury litigation, environmental compliance, public affairs and health and safety compliance. He has represented energy clients since the beginning of his legal career and focuses on defending energy clients in litigation initiated by the Sierra Club and similar groups.
Mr. Harvey graduated summa cum laude in finance (where he was first in his class) from Virginia Tech in 1991. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree, he received his Juris Doctor in 1994 from the West Virginia University College of Law, where he was an editor of the National Coal Issue of the West Virginia Law Review. Before entering law school, Mr. Harvey worked as an analyst for Goldman Sachs International in London, England.
Mr. Harvey is admitted to practice before the state courts of West Virginia, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the West Virginia Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Harvey is a Trustee for the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation and coaches youth sports in Putnam County, West Virginia.
Represented publicly‑traded energy company in enforcement and cleanup efforts following highly‑publicized spill affecting waterways in multiple states
Represented publicly‑traded energy companies in multiple Clean Water Act enforcement actions
Represented publicly‑traded companies in environmental disclosures made in public filings with the SEC
Counseled publicly‑traded companies on crisis management planning
Represented multiple clients in permit appeals under numerous environmental statutes