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Project Development, Acquisition, Leasing & Land Use

Our Team Helps Clients Acquire and Develop Their Projects.

Fabian VanCott attorneys provide representation related to site selection, land purchases, ownership, permitting, development, and use of our natural resources on public or private lands. We counsel clients on project acquisition, development, construction, leasing and land use issues in a variety of contexts in multiple jurisdictions.

Additionally, we advise on brownfields redevelopment and due diligence, working to find efficient solutions to community relations challenges or resolve litigation in connection with contaminated sites.

We work with private landowners, developers, private utilities, investors and lenders, as well as municipal utilities, school districts, special districts, businesses in dealing with energy, natural resource and environmental issues.

We have the capabilities to represent investors, owners, underwriters, and other parties within the energy industry in asset securitizations, corporate finance transactions, tax-exempt bond financings, various equipment and facility lease transactions, bankruptcies, and financial restructurings.

Fabian VanCott’s project development, real estate acquisition, leasing and land use skills include:

  • Easements and Rights of Way
  • Mine Permitting and Reclamation
  • Local, State and Federal Permitting
  • Brownfields Redevelopment
  • Environmental Insurance Coverage
  • NPDES and Section 404 permitting
  • Stormwater and Dewatering Permits
  • Public Land Leasing and Permitting
  • Oil and Gas Title, Spacing and Pooling
  • Oil and Gas Drilling, Financing, and Division Order Title Opinions
  • Landowners’ Royalties
  • Lode and Placer Mining Claims
  • Mineral Title Opinions
  • Real Property Sales and Acquisitions
  • Bonding and Other Funding Assistance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financing and Tax Matters
  • Preparation of Bylaws, Rules and Regulations
  • Contract Negotiation and Drafting
  • Development and Construction
  • Construction Contract Negotiation and Drafting
  • Creation of workplace safety and health programs
  • Transportation contracts
  • Advising businesses on obligations pursuant to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
  • Regulatory Agency Representation

Meet our team of talented energy and natural resources attorneys below.