Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Modrall Sperling fields an industry-leading practice in the inter-related disciplines affecting development, transactions, regulation, and litigation involving energy, resources, and the environment. Our practice in these areas, while grounded in the diverse geography of New Mexico, is regional and national in scope. We understand energy and resource development in the complex landholding patterns of New Mexico and the Southwest and are skillful in guiding developers through the layers of regulation in a manner that proactively addresses potential hurdles and defuses governmental and community opposition. We are fluent in the law governing water, energy and mineral resources, and renewable sectors.

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Chambers USA Honors 18 Modrall Sperling Attorneys

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Attorney Chris Killion Joins Modrall Sperling

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Articles

Minerals for New Technologies and Low Carbon Economies

By Stuart R. Butzier

Court Affirms Contested Mine Permit Revision Changing Underground Uranium Mine from Standby to Active Status

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Newsletter,
Vol. XXXVI, No. 3, September 6, 2019
By Stuart R. Butzier

Water Quality Control Commission Unanimously Upholds Proposed Mine’s Groundwater Discharge Permit Issued Under the Copper Rule

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Newsletter,
Vol. XXXVI, No. 3, September 6, 2019
By Stuart R. Butzier

New Mexico Produced Water Act

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Newsletter,
Vol. XXXVI, No. 3, September 6, 2019
By Sarah M. Stevenson

Annual Environmental Law Update

March 18, 2019
By Deana M. Bennett

What’s in a Net Royalty Acre?

Permian Basin Landmen's Association Takeoff,
Volume 138, Issue 128, September, 2018
By Christopher H. Killion

Trumping the National Monument Designations of Past Presidents

July 6, 2017
By Christina C. Sheehan

Mineral Reservation Clause Allowing Mining Did Not Constrain Surface Owner’s Public Opposition

June 23, 2017
By Stuart R. Butzier

Executive Order on Review of Designations under the Antiquities Act

May 24, 2017
By Christina C. Sheehan

Executive Order on the Clean Water Rule

May 18, 2017
By Joan E. Drake

Executive Order Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals for High Priority Infrastructure Projects

May 12, 2017
By Joan E. Drake

ONRR’s Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation Reform: A Call for Comments, Industry Here’s Your Shot

April 28, 2017
By Robin E. James

New Mexico’s Renewable Energy Outlook Following 2017 Legislative Session

April 21, 2017
By

The FAST Act Seeks to Expedite Multi-Agency NEPA Compliance for Large Infrastructure Projects

May 11, 2016
By Joan E. Drake