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Elizabeth Titus


555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Liz is a trusted advisor to clients operating in extractive industries, providing strategic guidance on complex transactions and disputes.

Liz counsels oil and gas and mining companies in all phases of project development and operation, from complex and routine transactions, to administrative approvals and dispute resolution. She represents clients in financing; purchase, sale, and transportation agreements; acquisitions and divestures; operational agreements, and reclamation and decommissioning.

Liz understands the regulatory, administrative, and compliance frameworks governing oil and gas and mineral development. She also has experience helping clients navigate a range of disputes and has substantial trial court, appellate, and administrative hearing experience. She represents clients in both state and federal court in commercial disputes and class actions. Liz brings a solutions-oriented approach informed by industry knowledge to guide clients through complex decisions.

In addition to her energy and natural resource practice, Liz is chair of the firm's diversity committee. As chair, Liz seeks to create an inclusive culture and welcoming work environment for all members of the firm. She oversees the implementation of the firm's strategic diversity plan, with particular attention to recruitment, retention, and promotion of diverse lawyers across the firm. Before joining Holland & Hart, Liz was a partner in the Denver office of an Am Law 100 firm.


Liz has significant experience advising clients on:

  • Exploration and development contracts
  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Surface use agreements
  • Right-of-way agreements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Joint operating agreements
  • Gathering, processing, and transportation agreements
  • Federal, state, and local administrative compliance and permitting

Liz has represented clients in administrative and regulatory matters before:

  • Interior Board of Land Appeals
  • Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
  • Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
  • Colorado Oil Gas Conservation Commission
  • Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
  • Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining, and Safety
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • North Dakota Industrial Commission



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  • 5280 Magazine, Top Lawyer, Natural Resources, 2021, 2022
  • Denver Business Journal, Top Women in Energy, 2017, 2019
  • Law Week Colorado, Top Women Lawyers, 2018
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Energy and Natural Resources, 2013-2017
  • Denver Business Journal, 40 Under 40, 2017
  • Denver Business Journal, Who’s Who in Energy, 2016

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Colorado Lawyer Trust Fund Account Foundation, Board of Directors
    • Vice President, 2020-2021
    • Member, 2015-2020
  • Granby Ranch Metropolitan District, Board of Directors, 2018-present
  • Colorado LGBT Bar Foundation
    • Board of Directors, 2018-present
  • Women’s Energy Network – Colorado Chapter
    • Board Member, 2017-2018
  • Colorado Pledge To Diversity, Program Co-Chair, 2013-2017
  • Colorado LGBT Bar Association
    • Immediate Past President, 2011
    • President, 2010
    • Secretary, 2008-2009
    • Treasurer, 2007

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