Natalie N. Jefferis graduated from Fairmont State University in 1999, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. In 2002, she earned her Juris Doctor from West Virginia University, College of Law. During law school, Natalie was active with WVU Children's Hospital and attended Seton Hall University's Study Abroad Program which focused on international constitutional law and the evolving European Union.
Upon graduation from law school, Natalie worked as an attorney in West Virginia focusing on energy-related matters including, commercial contract work, title work and assisting firm clients with lessor/lessee disputes. In 2006, Natalie left private practice to start her career at EQT Production Company as a title landman.
After being promoted to a Regional Land Manager in EQT's Midstream business unit, she spent the next 8 years honing her management skills and ensuring all land rights, including zoning permits and road permits, were acquired to support the construction, maintenance, and operation of pipelines throughout Pennsylvania. In her next role as VP of Commercial Operations, she gained experience negotiating gathering and processing contracts and an understanding of the day-to-day workings of transporting and trading natural gas. Natalie returned to her roots in 2018 as the VP of Land Administration and Title for EQT Production Company. During her tenure at EQT, Natalie also had the opportunity to work on a number of commercial deals including the IPO of EQT Midstream Partners and the sale of Equitable Gas Company to People's Natural Gas.
At Peacock Keller, Natalie utilizes her wide range of legal, business, and operational background of the energy industry, to counsel and guide some of the country’s largest energy producers.
She is a member of the West Virginia State Bar, the American Association of Professional Landmen, the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF) and the Women's Energy Network. She remains dedicated to WVU Medicine Children's Hospital, serving as a Campaign Advisory Council Member, and is a member of the LPGA Amateur Golf Association.