Christopher T. Furey



Chris Furey is a dedicated legal professional with extensive experience practicing law in the areas of energy, real estate, and general business issues. He possesses a unique and effective skill set that delivers results that apply to both legal and business operations.

Specifically, Chris has a great deal of experience analyzing and working with clients regarding details of Ohio’s Dormant Minerals Act, as well as the Ohio Marketable Title Act.

Previously an attorney and project manager with Orange Energy Corporation, Chris’ past experience relates to oil and gas development in the Appalachian region. He has overseen all land and legal issues related to a significant number of oil and gas projects in Southeast Ohio and has negotiated, facilitated and managed the drafting of all related real estate and business transactions. Chris has worked with landowners and possesses a deep understanding of the assessed costs and economic value of oil and gas leases for acquisition purposes.

He also provides trustworthy advice regarding residential and commercial real estate developing, corporate and real estate transactions, contract negotiation, project management and business development.

Professional & Community Activities
  • Member, Ohio Oil & Gas Association
  • Member, Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
  • Member, American Association of Professional Landmen
  • Member, American Association of Professional Landmen, Michael Late Benedum Chapter
Presentations & Published Works
  • Speaker, "Case Law Update," 2017 Oil & Gas Update, Ohio State Bar Association, November 2017
  • Speaker, "Creative Solutions to Mineral Title Issues," The Acronyms of Oil and Gas Law, Columbus Bar Association, September 2017
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Admitted, State of Ohio, 2011
  • Admitted, United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Capital University Law School (J.D., summa cum laude), 2011; Staff member and Associate Notes Editor, Capital University Law Review
  • Notre Dame College (B.A. in History), 2008
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