Butler Snow’s Energy Group handles matters for energy clients throughout the United States, representing the industry’s leaders in a variety of issues ranging from complex litigation and other disputes to large transactions and project development. Members of our team understand the energy industry, with our corporate and regulatory lawyers and litigators, working in tandem to provide comprehensive counsel to clients, including the oil, natural gas, nuclear and alternative energy sectors.

Corporate Experience

Our energy law attorneys have extensive experience in the development of large projects and can call upon senior or more junior lawyers, depending on client needs, to provide services ranging from areas as diverse as licensing, remediation and joint ventures to mergers and acquisitions, project finance and development and tax incentives. The areas we counsel include:

  • Pipelines
  • Electric Generation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Renewable Energy Projects
  • Gas Processing

Litigation Experience

Our team includes some of the firm’s most experienced trial lawyers, having gained regional and national reputations as leaders in the industry.  Members of our team serve as lead counsel for a number of gas contract cases, often involving tens of millions of dollars in disputes, as well as right-of-way disputes for pipeline clients, concerning pipeline easements.  Our firm also represents clients in explosion, well blowouts and similar exposure and personal injury suits involving leaks, infrastructure collapses, flash fires and construction defects. The cases we handle include:

  • Pipeline Take or Pay Cases
  • Gas Royalty Disputes
  • Right of Way Condemnation Proceedings and Disputes
  • Trespass and Breach of Contract Disputes
  • Personal Injury/Premises Liability