Here Stoel Rives shares insight and analysis about key mineral law developments. Drawing on a very active natural resources practice, we aim to keep readers informed about the legal aspects of news that impacts exploration and development of all things mineral. Ranging across a broad spectrum of federal, state, and local laws, our blog authors deliver information industry participants need to know in a professional and concise style.

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Richard HallRichard HallPartner208.387.4211 / 801.578.6960EmailRichard's Linkedin ProfileRichard Hall's practice focuses on mining, natural resources and real estate law, with an emphasis on the sale, acquisition, development and operation of mining and energy projects. More
Jonathan IversenJonathan IversenPartner907.263.8420EmailJonathan's Linkedin ProfileJon Iversen focuses his practice on advising and litigating for clients in tax matters. He also has an emphasis on oil and gas exploration, development and production matters, including royalties, leasing and unitization.More
Veronica KeithleyVeronica KeithleyAssociate907.263.8419EmailVeronica's Linkedin ProfileVeronica Keithley is an associate at Stoel Rives who focuses her practice in environmental and natural resources law. She has experience with drafting motions, memoranda and answers, as well as providing litigation support and legal analysis. More
Eric MartinEric MartinPartner503.294.9593EmailEric's Linkedin ProfileEric Martin concentrates his legal practice in the areas of permitting and natural resource development. He helps clients obtain the property rights and secure the local, state and federal permits needed to implement their development projects.More
Wes MilibandWes MilibandOf Counsel916.319.4676EmailWes's Linkedin ProfileWes Miliband is a California water lawyer focused primarily on water supply and water rights in advisory, transactional, and litigation matters.More
Mike MillsMike MillsPartner916.319.4642EmailMichael's Linkedin ProfileMike Mills is a partner and Chair of the firm’s Oil & Gas, Pipelines and Mining Industry Team. His practice involves a wide spectrum of natural resources matters...More
Shannon MorrisseyShannon MorrisseyAssociate916.319.4671EmailShannon's Linkedin ProfileShannon Morrissey is an associate in Stoel Rives' Environment, Land Use & Natural Resources practice group. She has experience with permitting, transactional and natural resources matters. More
Willa PerlmutterWilla PerlmutterOf Counsel503. 294.9462EmailWilla's Linkedin ProfileWilla Perlmutter has more than 30 years of experience as a litigator, focusing for the last 20 on defending mine operators across all sectors of the industry in administrative enforcement proceedings brought by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) for alleged violations of the Mine Act.More
Andrew PieperAndrew PieperAssociate612.373.8898EmailAndrew's Linkedin ProfileAndrew Pieper represents diverse clients, including multinational corporations, small businesses, and individuals, in a broad range of business, natural resources, and environmental litigation in state and federal jurisdictions. More
Michael ShermanMichael ShermanPartner916.319.4792EmailMichael's Linkedin ProfileMichael Sherman is a California mining and oil and gas attorney. Michael assists clients with acquiring and leasing mineral rights and permitting the extraction of oil, gas and other mineral resources. More
Eric SkanchyEric SkanchyAssociate916.319.4746EmailEric's Linkedin ProfileEric Skanchy focuses his practice on the California oil and gas industry. A member of the firm’s Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources group, he works with clients to acquire and lease mineral rights and he prepares drilling, division order and acquisition title opinions. More
Allison SmithAllison SmithPartner916.319.4759EmailAllison's Linkedin ProfileAllison Smith focuses her practice on the permitting and siting of geothermal, solar, wind, biomass and gas-fired energy facilities in California.More
Ryan SteenRyan SteenPartner206.386.7610EmailRyan's Linkedin ProfileRyan Steen focuses his practice on environmental litigation and regulatory counseling and has extensive experience litigating high-stakes natural resources disputes. He also advises clients on a variety of environmental regulatory matters. More
Jared WiggintonJared WiggintonAssociate206.386.7539EmailJared's Linkedin ProfileJared Wigginton practices in Stoel Rives’ Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources group and focuses his practice on helping clients successfully address legal issues they face arising in the context of environmental, wildlife and natural resources law.More