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Kristin Nichols

Associate

6380 South Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Kristin Nichols advises clients on a wide variety of natural resource issues, including energy development and mining on federal, state, and tribal lands.

She represents energy and natural resource clients in public land use litigation,including federal court litigation and appeals before federal administrative boards. Kristin also assists clients in working through complex federal and state regulatory processes in order to develop projects on public lands.

Experience

  • Energy development and mining on federal, state, and tribal lands
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Public land use litigation
  • Federal court litigation and appeals before federal administrative boards

Client Results

  • Representation of coal producer in federal administrative appeal challenging BLM coal leasing decisions under the National Environmental Policy Act.

  • Representation of coal producer in federal district court litigation involving OSMRE approval of a mining plan modification under the National Environmental Policy Act.

  • Representation of geothermal producer in federal administrative appeal challenging BLM geothermal leasing decisions under the Geothermal Steam Act.

  • Representation of oil and gas producer in federal administrative appeal involving lease reinstatement of a federal oil and gas lease from BLM.

News

Publications

Speaking Engagements

Education

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Denver Bar Association
  • American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Colorado Mining Association
  • Women's Energy Network
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