Lori A. Dawkins
Member
(303) 389-4360
Office: Denver
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. West Virginia University
M.S. State University of New York
B.S. West Virginia University
Licensure: CO | PA | WV | WY
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Speaking Engagements

"Surface Use in the Age of Horizontal Drilling," North Dakota Law Review (2013)

"Surface Use in the Age of Horizontal Drilling," North Dakota Energy Symposium (2013)

"Surface Use in the Age of Horizontal Drilling," Texas Wesleyan Law Review Energy Symposium (2013)

"Shareholders' Preemptive Rights," West Virginia Law Review

"Litigating Title Disputes," AAPL

Litigation Updates, Steptoe & Johnson Second Annual Appalachian Oil & Gas Roundtable - Shaping the Law We Need

Key Experience

Litigated cases involving breach of lease agreements, breach of implied covenants, right-of-way disputes, injunctions against landowners, royalty disputes, and all types of energy-related cases in Colorado, Wyoming, West Virginia and Pennsylvania
As lead counsel, defended claims premised on adverse possession and prescriptive easements that went to verdict in a jury trial
Handled the litigation of property cases involving express and implied easements, partition actions, missing heir petitions, boundary disputes, property damage, and title disputes

Memberships & Awards

Professional
The Best Lawyers in America®
Who’s Who In Energy
Top Women in Energy selected by the Denver Business Journal and Women in Energy
Executive Committee, Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation
Board of Governors, Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation
Member, Colorado Energy Coalition
Super Lawyers®
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association
Advisory Committee, Institute for Energy Law
Western Energy Alliance
Women in Energy
Denver Petroleum Club
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Adjunct Professor, West Virginia University College of Law
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

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