What We Do

Natural Resources & Energy


We serve as outside general counsel to numerous natural resource-based companies including mining and metal companies, hydrogeology companies, and water resource companies.

  • Land Use
  • Water, Minerals, & Oil & Gas
  • Waste-to-Asset Treatment & Beneficial Reuse
  • Technology Deployment – Water and Brine Concentrate Treatment
  • Regulatory Permitting & Compliance

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What We’ve Done

Selected highlights

Structured and drafted US$90M convertible note, redemption, and conversion agreement for recapitalization of global resource company.

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Advised water resource company on non-tributary water right acquisitions and related beneficial reuse applications.

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Led Australian global resource company on its preliminary due diligence investigation related to purchase of lithium assets and related leases in Argentina.

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Advised on strategic joint-venture for two $10M green-field built centralized brine water treatment facilities (negotiated joint-venture subsidiary legal structures and agreements, acquired all regulatory permits for facilities including water discharge, air emission and site permits, served on boards of directors of each SPV subsidiary).

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Acquisition of numerous ‘first-ever’ regulatory approvals and associated beneficial reuse permits with respect to resource recovery, brine and concentrate fluid treatment, and related beneficial reuse.

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Led intellectual property negotiation and drafting of worldwide technology master license for all fields of use (FOU’s) for recently patented water treatment technology from 1st tier university.

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Innovatively solved $3M wastewater treatment plant/leachate field replacement requirement by negotiating and permitting a 99-year ground lease for beneficial reuse/surface discharge of treated wastewater for agricultural (orchard irrigation).

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We are tenacious, trusted advisors

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