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Mark D. Feczko

Mr. Feczko is a partner in the commercial litigation and energy, infrastructure and resources practice areas. His practice is concentrated in complex litigation in a number of different areas, with an emphasis on oil and gas disputes. He has represented natural gas producers and pipeline companies in litigation involving lease disputes, development obligations, royalty and bonus payment class actions, contamination claims and land use. He has extensive litigation experience in all aspects of discovery, expert examination and challenges, class certification proceedings, trial preparation and trial, and he has handled numerous arguments, hearings, mediations, arbitrations, injunction proceedings, non-jury and jury trials and appeals in federal and state courts throughout the country.

  • AV Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • BTI Client Service All-Star - 2018
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer - 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Best Lawyer for Product Liability Litigation-Defendants - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Colonel William J. Hoynes Award (graduating first in law school class)
  • Lone Pine or Folk Lore?  A Survey of Case Developments Regarding Lone Pine Orders in Oil and Gas Litigation,” presented at the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation’s 35th Annual Institute, June, 2014
  • “The Courts: Recent Developments and Looming Challenges,” presented at K&L Gates’ Fifth Annual Appalachian Basin Oil & Gas Seminar, April, 2012
  • “Litigation in the Marcellus Shale: Well Development, Leases, Royalties and Zoning,” presented at K&L Gates’ Fourth Annual Appalachian Basin Oil & Gas Seminar, April, 2011.
  • “Update on Litigation in the Marcellus Shale: Royalties, Bonuses and Local Regulation,” presented at K&L Gates’ Third Annual Appalachian Basin & Oil Gas Seminar, April, 2010.
  • “Damages in a Death Case-Wrongful Death and Survival Actions,” presented at Pennsylvania Bar Institute continuing legal education seminar entitled “Damages: Tactics in Personal Injury and Death Cases,” November, 1999.
Additional Thought Leadership Pages
  • “Lone Pine or Folk Lore? A Survey of Case Developments Regarding Lone Pine Orders in Oil and Gas Litigation,” 35 Energy & Mineral Law Institute [Chapter 5] (2014)
  • Co-Author, “DEP Officials Personally Hit With $6.5 Million Verdict,” Independent Oil & Gas Association of Pennsylvania (IOGA) Newsletter, Volume 229, March 2010.
  • "Protecting Trade Secrets From Dumpster Divers and Other Snoops: The Law Protects Those That Protect Themselves," Mealey’s Litigation Report: Intellectual Property, 7 August 2000
  • "Recording Conversations in Pennsylvania: Criminal and Civil Penalties for the Unwary," Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Forum, 2000
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