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Energy, Natural Resources & Environmental

Fabian VanCott has more than a century of experience and unmatched knowledge representing our clients.

    Providing energy to a growing population and working through the maze of legal, regulatory, and political challenges requires legal knowledge, regulatory finesse, and the ability strategize, litigate, and negotiate to overcome the many hurdles. Fabian VanCott represents a diverse mix of clients who are active in a variety of industries, both producers and consumers of energy.

    Our attorneys excel in a wide array of legal specialties in these industries. These specialties include mining law, environmental law, public land law, water law, mine safety and health law, public utility regulation, administrative law, and oil and gas law.

Meet our team and learn more about our areas of expertise in energy, natural resources, and environmental issues below:


Fabian VanCott has considerable experience representing clients in administrative proceedings, litigation and appeals before and against numerous state and federal agencies.

Fabian VanCott’s litigators work strategically and seamlessly in a wide range of administrative, judicial, and dispute resolutions settings to represent our clients.

Fabian VanCott’s energy and environmental lawyers identify, manage, and mitigate environmental risks in transactions and before courts.

Our local government practice focuses on providing general counsel services to local districts, special service districts, school districts, and municipalities in Utah.

The rapidly changing political and regulatory landscape has not changed the importance of oil and gas drilling, mining, and mineral development in the Intermountain West, requiring Fabian VanCott’s attorneys to help our clients navigate their regulatory, intellectual property, transactional, and litigation needs.

Whether a project involves water rights, water quality, endangered species, public lands, air quality or hazardous wastes or toxic substances, underground storage tanks, or other environmental issues, we have the regulatory, transactional, and litigation experience to resolve matters so that our clients can meet their legal needs in compliance with all legal requirements and regulatory restrictions.

Whether buying, selling or providing services, products, or businesses, Fabian VanCott’s attorneys’ experience negotiating, reviewing, revising, and drafting contracts can help you further your business goals, keep your operations running, and protect the lifeblood of your business.

Fabian VanCott attorneys work with you to plan for compliance with changing regulations, in the face of increasing administrative and public pressure encountered at any point in the project or business lifecycle.

Fabian VanCott’s attorneys regularly advise clients regarding water conveyancing, change applications and application protests, water title issues, acquisition agreements, water easements, federal reserved water rights, water quality, hazardous wastes and materials, toxic substances, underground storage tanks, public lands, mining, and oil & gas.