EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN NATURAL RESOURCES TRANSACTIONS AND LITIGATION, BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, AND BUSINESS LITIGATION
Drawing upon more than 50 years’ combined experience in complex, high stakes deals and disputes, we are able to serve sophisticated business clients in a hands-on, personally engaged manner not often found in larger institutional law firms. From publicly traded multinationals to brand new start-ups, clients regularly seek our advice and counsel throughout California and across the nation. These clients include oil and gas producers and operators, solar companies, landowners, industrial manufacturing and distribution companies, investors, real estate developers, as well as business owners, partners, directors, shareholders and entrepreneurs.
Our experience and expertise include:
NATURAL RESOURCES TRANSACTIONS AND LITIGATION —
Including acquisitions and dispositions of natural resource assets, oil and gas leases, joint operating agreements, assignments, and conveyances, farm-in and farm-out agreements, all types of oil and gas litigation, all relevant federal, state and local permitting, entitlement, and environmental regulatory requirements, and burgeoning carbon capture and sequestration projects.
BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS —
Including business formation, structure and governance, mergers and acquisitions, financings, contracts, joint ventures, ownership and control disputes, and business dissolutions.
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW —
Including regulatory permitting and compliance, defense of regulatory enforcement actions, and indemnity and insurance matters.
BUSINESS LITIGATION —
Including the litigation, trial and arbitration of disputes involving breaches of contract, fraud, trespass, nuisance, and other business torts.
We have grounded our law practice in smart, cost-effective representation, superior service and in-depth knowledge of the legal and business issues regularly confronting our clients, who have come to expect that we will quickly learn and understand their business goals and strategies and will constantly keep our eyes open for sound business-based solutions to their legal issues and disputes.