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CHARLESTON, WV -

W. Brian Nickerson recently joined Babst Calland's Charleston office as an associate in the Energy & Natural Resources and Title groups. 

Nickerson counsels various energy, oil, gas and mineral-related clients on transaction matters as they relate to gas title issues and opinions. He is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen and the Kanawha County Bar Association. 

He is a 2012 graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law.

Babst Calland was founded in 1986. The firm has grown to more than 120 attorneys focused on construction, environment, public sector services, litigation, employment and labor, energy and natural resources and transaction and business services law. 

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Babst Calland also has offices in State College, Pa., Akron, Ohio and Sewell, N.J., in addition to its office in Charleston. Babst Calland and its lawyers have been acknowledged as among the best firms by various organizations, including U.S. News & World Report's "Best Law Firms," "Best Lawyers in America," "Pennsylvania Super Lawyers" and "Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business."