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.