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Chris LeCates


222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Chris LeCates counsels natural resources clients on complex title and transactional matters.

Chris assists clients with drilling, division order, financing, and acquisition title opinions and has experience with title examination of private, Federal, State, and Indian lands.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Chris practiced in Bismarck, ND, focusing on oil and gas litigation, title opinions, foreclosures, commercial law, and general commercial litigation.


Chris assists clients in all phases of oil and gas exploration:

  • Drafting title opinions
  • Closing acquisitions and divestitures
  • Financing and restructuring assets
  • Advising on complex issues
  • Performing title curative




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