Real Estate

Lewis Glasser is widely recognized for its leading real estate law practice. Its experienced lawyers are licensed in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The firm’s lawyers have a full range of abilities – title, real estate development, financing, eminent domain and condemnation, common interest communities, leasing, state and local taxation, land use, construction and historic preservation.

Lawyers in the real estate and energy practice variously are listed in Best Lawyers in America® in Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, Commercial Transactions and Zoning and Land Use Law and in SuperLawyers® in Real Property Law.

Lewis Glasser serves banks, mortgage lenders and brokers in title and settlement services. Our firm provides title services and settle transactions throughout West Virginia.

Lewis Glasser is agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, Stewart Title Insurance Company and First American Title Insurance Company. It is a member of the American Land Title Association and subscribes to ALTA Best Practices in settlement services.

The firm represents commercial property developers and owners of all types and sizes, common interest communities, community associations, coal, oil and gas producers, landlords, tower companies, utilities and state and federal, state and local governments.

Lewis Glasser’s title group has highly experienced lawyers who have superior reputations in the Appalachian Basin. Its minerals practice includes managing complex commercial and mineral titles, including coal, oil and natural gas title certifications, opinions and reports for surface, leasehold, oil and gas, division orders, CBM and coal estates for both owners and producers.

The firm produces the highest quality mineral and other title reports, opinions, certificates and division of interest documents for properties in West Virginia and Ohio. It has prepared reports based on abstracts and examinations undertaken by its in-house staff of experienced abstractors and in collaboration with brokerages often selected by our clients, all based on our professional obligations.

The firm’s lawyers litigate in all areas of real estate, including ownership, boundaries, eminent domain and condemnation, land use and other real property interest in state and federal courts in West Virginia and Ohio.

Our law firm is active in the Energy & Mineral Law Institute, the American Association of Professional Landmen, the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia and the Ohio Oil and Gas Association.