Eric C. Kawalec

Eric Kawalec joined Kiefaber & Oliva LLP in 2019. His practice is focused on oil and gas and energy law, including the acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas interests, mineral title issues, leasehold analysis, economic risk assessment, and title curative. Eric has authored title opinions, drafted, negotiated, and structured the acquisition of oil and gas interests (e.g. assignments and bills of sale, purchase and sale agreements, fee leases, etc.), and has managed the due diligence and closing for large-scale oil and gas transactions.


Capital University Law School
  • J.D. (2011)
  • Order of the Curia Honors
  • CALI Award – Negotiation
The Ohio State University
  • B.A. - 2007
  • Major: Psychology
  • Minor: Philosophy

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Columbus Bar Association – Energy Law Committee
  • Columbus Bar Association – Real Property Law Committee