Anthony W. Jesko

Anthony W. Jesko: Attorney with Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.


Profile & Honors

Anthony W. Jesko is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and a member of the firm’s Energy and Real Estate Groups. He concentrates his practice in all areas of oil and gas law with a particular emphasis in oil and gas litigation, administrative, lead counsel in statutory unitizations and appeals, transaction work, and title.

Mr. Jesko was in-house corporate counsel for an independent exploration and production oil and gas company. As in-house counsel, he frequently advised the CEO, COO, General Counsel, CFO, Executive Vice Presidents, and top senior management on complex oil and gas related legal issues.

He has experience negotiating and drafting numerous legal documents including, without limitation to, leases, lease amendments, ratifications, lease assignments, credit facility agreements, right-of-ways, surface use agreements, water impoundment agreements, disposal agreements, road use agreements, lease swap agreements, agreements to lease, drill to earn and farm-out agreements, letters of intent, purchase sale agreements, confidentiality agreements, joint operating agreements, settlement agreements and various other litigation motions, disclaimers, releases, and license agreements.

Before attending law school, Mr. Jesko worked in corrections.


•Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Partners Board (Member)

Presentations & Publications

Speaking Engagements

•“Navigating Ohio’s Legal Landscape” (Co-Speaker); Ohio Oil and Gas Association (OOGA) Winter Conference; Columbus, Ohio; 3/6-3/8/2019
•“Handouts and Paybacks: Remedies for Payments Made to the Wrong Party” (Co-Presenter/Co-Author); Energy & Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute; Post-Corban; December 2016
•“Key Partner or Potential Adversary? The Bureau of Land Management’s Role in the Leasing and Development of the Wayne National Forest” (Co-Presenter); Ohio State Bar Association Oil and Gas Update; November 2016


•“Model Chapter 13 Plan” (Author), United States Bankruptcy Court - Western District of Michigan, presented at 21st Annual FBA Bankruptcy Section Seminar, 7/24/2009


12/17/2018 Articles

Ohio Supreme Court Issues Opinion in Blackstone v. Moore - The First Cornerstone in the DMA v. MTA Supremacy Debate

12/3/2018 Articles

Sharp v. Miller: Continued Refinement of the Notice Requirement Under Ohio’s Dormant Mineral Act

3/19/2018 Articles

Shilts v. Beardmore: Firming Up Notice Under Ohio’s Dormant Mineral Act

12/15/2016 Articles

Anthony Jesko and John Seeds Present at the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute

11/30/2016 Articles

How to Lease BLM land in the Wayne National Forest

Press Releases

1/4/2019 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Elects Five New Shareholders

4/14/2016 Press Releases

Dickie McCamey Welcomes Back Oil and Gas Attorney

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Energy
  • Oil and Gas
  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
412-392-5545  Phone
888-811-7144  Fax
University Attended:
Youngstown State University, B.S., Criminal Justice and Political Science, 1999
Law School Attended:
Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2010
Year of First Admission:
Ohio Bar Admission; United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio; United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio


•Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
•Ohio Oil and Gas Association (Legal Committee)
•Ohio State Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Managed all complex litigation, including but not limited to lease and title disputes, operating agreements and other disputes between operators, royalty payments, insurance, employment related issues, personal injury defense, and all other civil litigation; Handled unitization hearings and all other administrative issues before the Ohio Department of Natural Resources; Lead attorney on several multi-million dollar acquisitions and divestitures; Drafted and negotiated various contracts relating to IT services, construction, seismic, equipment rental, independent contractor agreements, and other consulting agreements

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