Megan Mariani focuses her practice on energy law, with particular emphasis on oil and gas matters.
Megan has extensive experience in oil and gas titles, including drafting opinions regarding ownership of oil, gas and surface parcels of lands for various energy production companies. She performed title examinations and provided legal analysis regarding oil and gas title property holdings in Pennsylvania, and prepared chains of title and ownership summaries.
Prior to joining Buchanan, Megan worked as an associate in the business and energy group of a large regional law firm. There, she counseled clients on title defects that materially affected property value or use, or exposed owners to litigation or adverse claims, and provided recommendations for curative actions.
In addition to her oil and gas experience, Megan has performed due diligence reviews for mineral transactions and acquisitions. She both trained and worked as an abstractor in Washington County, PA where she performed title searches for surface and oil and gas from 1850 to present; prepared chains of title and ownership summaries; analyzed deeds, liens, mortgages, estate information and plats to determine ownership.