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Amanda L. Fitzhugh Porter

Associate

Office Location(s)

Pittsburgh


Emailaporter@leechtishman.com

Phone

412.261.1600

Practice Groups

Energy


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Amanda L. Fitzhugh Porter is an Associate with Leech Tishman and practices in the firm’s Energy Practice Group, as well as the Business Oil & Gas Subgroup. Based in Leech Tishman’s Pittsburgh office, Mandy focuses her practice primarily on issues affecting the energy industry, including title, employment, corporate, and midstream.

Mandy regularly reviews abstracts covering oil, gas, coal, and coalbed methane gas, and renders certified title opinions for properties located in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Mandy advocates for clients in unemployment compensation hearings; counsels clients on Human Resources issues, including bargaining with union members on grievances and collective bargaining agreements; and has advised corporate clients on operating agreements and terms and conditions of sale. Throughout her career, Mandy has handled real estate transactions, including closings, negotiating leases and right-of-way agreements, and has prepared integral documents for real estate transactions, including title commitments and policies, leases, deeds, roadway agreements and option agreements.

Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Mandy managed her own law office, the Law Offices of Amanda L. Fitzhugh Porter. Mandy has amassed a great deal of legal experience within the last 20 years by working for various firms and organizations involved in civil litigation and the energy industry, first as a paralegal and now as an attorney. In conjunction with her work at Leech Tishman, Mandy continues to operate her own title company, Tri-County Abstract Agency, LLC, as a licensed title agent in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.



Academics

J.D., Duquesne University School of Law
B.A. in English Literature, University of Pittsburgh

Court Admissions

Pennsylvania
West Virginia

Experience

Law Offices of Amanda L. Fitzhugh Porter
Tri-County Abstract Agency, LLC
Burnett & Thomason
Law Offices of Cara C. Davis
Brighton Resources
Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin, P.C.
Davies, McFarland & Carroll, P.C.
King & Guiddy

Professional Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
West Virginia Bar Association
Women's Energy Network Appalachia Chapter (Director of Social Media Communications)
Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
Northern Appalachian Landman's Association
Society for Human Resource Management
Tri-State Society for Human Resources Management

Professional Accolades

2015 Uniontown Award for Real Estate
Worldwide Who’s Who of Executive Professionals & Entrepreneurs

Publications

Duquesne Law Review (Associate Comment/Recent Decision Editor)
Duquesne Business Law Journal (Associate Comment Editor)

Community Involvement

Central Christian Church (Chairperson, Personnel Committee)