• Unearthing the Truth
  • June 27, 2006 | Authors: Steven P. McGowan; C. David Morrison
  • Law Firms: Steptoe & Johnson PLLC - Charleston Office ; Steptoe & Johnson PLLC - Clarksburg Office
  • Sometimes you have to dig your heels in and take a stand. That was certainly the case when Steptoe & Johnson PLLC and Eastern Associated Coal Corp. -- a subsidiary of the world's largest coal producer, St. Louis, Mo.-based Peabody Energy Corporation -- faced a $100 million lawsuit filed by a small local company deep within West Virginia's coal country. By Counsel To Counsel Editor Scott M. Gawlicki