Jeff Parsons concentrates his practice on issues related to oil and gas leasing, rights and litigation. The discovery of shale gas in the Marcellus and Utica formations under the Ohio Valley has remade the legal landscape. Bordas & Bordas has been a leader in protecting the rights of individuals with mineral rights. Prior to joining Bordas & Bordas, Jeff served as the career law clerk to United States District Judge John Preston Bailey for 13 years where he gained a strong familiarity with the Federal Court system, working on complex civil litigation matters including mass litigation and class action lawsuits in the oil and gas arena. Jeff is a Wheeling native and a 2006 graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law.