Mr. Shepherd specializes in resolving disputes for oil and gas and mining clients. He handles litigation in virtually all aspects of the energy industry, including disputes over royalty payments, operating agreements, property acquisitions, gas measurement, and challenges to permits to conduct operations on public lands. He also represents clients in administrative appeals before agencies with jurisdiction over natural resource development, and has extensive experience in appeals before the Interior Board of Land Appeals.
Mr. Shepherd has substantial experience in arbitrations involving oil and gas issues. He has represented clients in arbitrations, testified as an expert witness, and served as an arbitrator.