Webb I. Vorys

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.6442
Fax 614.719.5015
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Webb is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the commercial and energy practice groups. He has extensive experience advising and assisting domestic and international clients with the structure, negotiation and documentation of purchases, sales, licenses and leases of personal and real property, including oil and gas, and matters involving most chapters of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC).  He also manages and works in the firm’s oil and gas title opinion practice, which focuses primarily on properties located in the Utica shale play.

Webb’s representation includes public and private manufacturers, energy companies and service providers.  He facilitates their general business needs, including business and asset acquisitions, sales and restructurings, governance, financing, and the formation and proper maintenance of different types of business entities.  He also has represented non-profits in projects related to governance, fundraising, board development and other organizational matters.

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Webb is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Columbus Bar Association and the Ohio Oil and Gas Association. 

Webb is a frequent speaker regarding the purchase and sale of goods and services and issues relating to oil and gas development.  Most recently (2015) he was invited to speak at the Ohio Oil and Gas Law Conference regarding "Royalty vs. Mineral Reservations and Associated Issues."  Prior to that he was invited by the Ohio State Bar Association to speak across Ohio on “Creating Good Contracts – Experiences of a Contract Practitioner:  Contract Preparation and Formation.”

Webb received his J.D. from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law where he was a member and the executive editor of the Ohio State Law Journal and a recipient of the Denis B. Eastman Memorial Award in 1985 for outstanding service to the Journal.  He received his B.A. from Dartmouth College.

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