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EQT donates $5000 to Veterans Advocacy Law Clinic

WVU Law Dean Gregory Bowman and EQT's Natalie Jefferis









Dean of WVU Law Greg Bowman and EQT's Natalie Jefferis.


MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—EQT Corporation has given $5,000 to support the Veterans Advocacy Law Clinic at WVU Law.

“EQT understands the importance of WVU law clinics to West Virginia, not only to the clients who benefit from pro bono legal services, but also to the students who gain experience by serving in the clinics,” said Ellen Rossi, manager of the EQT Foundation.

Natalie Jefferis, EQT vice president of land and title, made the check presentation on June 4. Jefferis, a 2002 graduate of the College of Law, is a member of the EQT Foundation executive operating committee.

The EQT Foundation supports programs and organizations in communities across Appalachia that reflect EQT Corporation’s values of integrity, leadership and transparency. Through focused giving, the organization helps communities create opportunities for growth and enrichment. EQT Corporation is the largest producer of natural gas in the United States and operates in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.

The Veterans Advocacy Law Clinic at WVU supports the legal needs of veterans related to their military service or return to civilian life. Under faculty supervision, law students in the clinic represent veterans in litigation before administrative agencies and courts on benefits, discharge upgrades, employment claims and other civil matters.

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