Roger L. Nicholson

Roger L. Nicholson has served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Contura since December 2019. Prior to joining Contura, he practiced law as a member of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC’s Charleston office from 2015.

Mr. Nicholson previously served as senior vice president, secretary and general counsel at International Coal Group, Inc. (ICG). Prior to his post at ICG, Mr. Nicholson served as vice president, secretary and general counsel of Massey Energy Company and in various roles in private practice and at Arch Mineral Corporation (now Arch Coal, Inc.). Mr. Nicholson holds a bachelor of arts degree from Georgetown College and earned his law degree from the University of Kentucky.