Jonathan Ellis

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Jonathan R. Ellis focuses his practice in the areas of civil litigation, mine safety law, and occupational safety and health law. He regularly defends businesses in civil litigation against claims of wrongful death, deliberate intent, personal injury, wrongful termination, and breach of contract.

Additionally, Jonathan counsels companies on safety compliance issues, represents them during accident investigations, and defends them against violations issued by various regulatory agencies such as MSHA and OSHA. Jonathan is the leader of the firm’s MSHA Team and Mine Emergency Response Team.


  • Defended energy clients in civil litigation against claims of wrongful death, deliberate intent, personal injury, wrongful termination, and breach of contract
  • Represented mining companies on MSHA matters, including citation contests, accident investigations, pattern of violations issues, challenges of flagrant violations, and 110(c) investigations
  • Represented mine operators on MSHA 105(c) claims of discrimination
  • Defended mine operators and mine supervisors in MSHA 110(c) investigations
  • Represented mine operators on pattern of violations issues
  • Represented mine operators on multiple fatality and serious accident investigations


  • J.D. Washington and Lee University
  • B.A. Concord College


  • Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
  • West Virginia Coal Association, Safety Committee
  • Kentucky Coal Association, Health & Safety Committee
  • National Mining Association, Safety, Health & Human Resources Committee
  • Kanawha Valley Mining Institute
  • Tug Valley Mining Institute
  • Washington & Lee Alumni Association, Charleston Chapter


Rate : $$$

What types of cases Attorney Jonathan Ellis & Steptoe & Johnson PLLC can handle?
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC can handle cases related to laws concerning Wrongful Termination, Personal Injury, Litigation, Contracts. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
Where is Steptoe & Johnson PLLC located?
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is located at 707 Virginia St E #17th+floor, Charleston, WV 25301, USA. You can reach out to Steptoe & Johnson PLLC using their phone line (304) 353-8118. You can also check their website or email them at [email protected].
How much would it cost to hire Steptoe & Johnson PLLC?
Jonathan Ellis lawyer charges are specific to each case. However, they work with contingency fees and its ranges from $$ to $$$. They also provide free consultation [and no obligation quotes] if you are interested to hire.
Are Jonathan Ellis reviews trust-able?
We have the ratings and reviews moderation team who checks and verifies every review submitted on our website manually. You can trust all the reviews you see on Jonathan Ellis lawyer profile listing.

Is this your profile?Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date.
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Virginia Street East 707
Charleston 25301 WV US
Get directions

Brian Orlow

Main Street 71-18
11367 NY US

Lina Stillman

Broadway 42
New York 10006 NY US