Leah R. LaFramboise is a Member practicing in the Business Law practice group, as well as the Real Estate, Energy, and Oil & Gas industry groups, focusing primarily on mineral leasing and acquisition transactions. She practices out of the Firm's office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Leah advises clients on all manner of real estate and property issues relating to transactional matters and acquisitions in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. She has extensive experience with energy transactions, including title opinion preparation and due diligence relating to solar, oil, gas, and coal development. She also focuses on commercial real estate, counseling clients through the processes of property acquisition, as well as leasing and development from start to finish. Leah is a licensed Pennsylvania title insurance agent and assists clients with the preparation and issuance of title insurance commitments, as well as conducting closings for commercial transactions on behalf of the Firm’s title insurance agency, Jackson Kelly Real Estate Solutions.
Leah's passion for this area of the law comes from her experience both in a law firm setting and at a large Exploration and Production Company handling corporate matters relating to lease and mineral acquisitions, as well as performing title curative work and assisting with the preparation of oil and gas drilling units for operations. One can rest assured if a question arises on real estate, property, or energy matters, Leah can answer it.
Leah lives in Pittsburgh with her husband, son, and puppy. In her free time, she enjoys running and participating in local races such as the Pittsburgh Marathon.