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Walter Eggers, III


2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 450, Cheyenne, WY 82001

Walter Eggers represents and advises mineral producers and energy companies on complex and routine legal issues, including permitting, state and local tax, royalty, and other regulatory issues. 

He also represents clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts, and before state legislative committees, primarily addressing regulatory and administrative law issues.

Walter currently leads the firm’s Environmental and Natural Resources practice, one of the largest in the country at over 100 lawyers. He served as the Administrative Partner for the firm’s Cheyenne office from 2010-2015.


Walter Eggers has significant experience representing clients before:

  • Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (WOGCC)
  • Wyoming State Board of Equalization
  • Wyoming Public Service Commission
  • Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments
  • Colorado Oil & Gas Commission (COGCC)
  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
  • U.S. Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR)
  • U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM)
  • U.S. District Court of Wyoming
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals



Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions


  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Administrative/Regulatory Law, 2007-2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Administrative – Regulatory Law – Cheyenne, 2016
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Litigation: General Commercial, 2007-2020
  • Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star, 2009-2020
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Administrative Law, 2013-2020
  • Fellow of American Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Wyoming State Bar, Champion of Justice for Legal Services Award, 2019
  • Wyoming State Bar, Pro Bono Award for Community Service, 2010

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants, Member, 2016-Present
  • Wyoming Access to Justice Commission, Founding Member, 2008-Present
  • Equal Justice Wyoming Foundation, President, 2017-2019, Board Member, 2015-Present
  • TerraLex Wyoming Representative, 2014-Present
  • Wyoming State Bar, Wyoming Lawyer publication, Editorial Committee, 2017-2019

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