Lindhome & Songster is a legal practice dedicated solely to representing energy companies in their mission to establish and maintain energy resource extraction rights in Pennsylvania and New York.
Background & Experience
Jessica focuses her practice on advising oil and gas producers operating in the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays.
Jessica regularly advises clients on:
- Oil, gas, and mineral title issues, including the provision of drilling, division order, leasehold, and acquisition title opinions
- Title curative
- Pooling and unitization issues
- Undivided mineral ownership
- Leasehold estates
- Oil and gas title litigation
- Acquisitions and divestitures, particularly due diligence
Jessica has regularly advised 5 of the top 10 producers of oil and gas in the United States, together with private equity groups and smaller, independent producers. She has served as co-presenter for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute course, “Advanced Mineral Title Examination for Attorneys.”
Following law school Jessica clerked for the Honorable Legrome D. Davis in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Prior to forming Lindhome & Songster, P.C., Jessica was an associate with the Law Office of Richard S. Lindhome and the law firm of Acker and Larsen, P.C., where she practiced primarily real estate law and was an approved title attorney for numerous banks and title insurance companies. From 2008-2009 she also served as the First Assistant District Attorney of Potter County. Jessica has both represented clients in arbitration and served as a court-appointed arbitration panelist.
Jessica drafted and coordinated documentation for multiple project financings for a large timber concern. Her real estate experience extends from residential to commercial transactions, including large-scale agricultural financing.
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Environmental Law and Energy Section
American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL)
Michael Late Benedum Chapter of the AAPL
Northern Appalachia Landman’s Association
Women’s Energy Network
Co-author, Advanced Mineral Title Examination for Attorneys, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2014 (PBI No. 2014-8557)
University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D. 2004)
Smith College (B.A. 1998)
United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Lindhome & Songster offer legal counsel and support in these areas: