Steve has the legal and practical experience that is necessary to provide favorable solutions to his clients' diverse challenges. He counsels a range of clients in environmental, energy, and natural resources law, with an emphasis on water law.
Water Rights Advisor: Steve helps clients resolve complex water rights issues so that they can achieve their business goals. He counsels a variety of clients on evaluating, buying, selling, changing, protecting, and transferring water rights.
Guidance on Natural Resource Matters: Steve advises clients on matters related to acquisitions, divestitures, and mergers involving various mining and oil and gas properties. He represents clients in administrative proceedings before the Utah Division of Water Rights, the Idaho Department of Water Resources, and the Wyoming Board of Control, as well as in court proceedings in state and federal courts.
As a ranch owner and former operator of a commercial cattle operation in eastern Oregon, he has a hands-on understanding of the critical land and water issues that are similar to those faced by many of his clients throughout the West.