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Natural Resources /Agriculture

ROBERTSON, JOHNSON, MILLER & WILLIAMSON HAS A SUBSTANTIAL natural resource law practice counseling clients concerning their rights and obligations under federal environmental statutes and regulations. We also have experience in a variety of oil, gas, and mining transactions and operations, including asset and stock acquisitions, mineral leasing and mining claims, royalty determination, joint venture agreements, exploration and development agreements, operating agreements, mineral lending and workouts, gathering and marketing agreements, open space, land conservation, impact statements, mine wastes, project permitting, and other issues under federal statutes, water quality, and zoning laws and regulations. We represent clients in enforcement proceedings and litigation.

IN ADDITION, ROBERTSON, JOHNSON, MILLER & WILLIAMSON regularly represents individual and corporate agricultural clients in agricultural litigation and administrative procedures whose operations cover hundreds of acres of land throughout the western United States. The legal problems facing American agriculture require attorneys who understand and work to find solutions tailored to the needs of the agricultural community.

WE RECOGNIZE THAT AGRICULTURAL CLIENTS FACE a variety of challenges including unique environmental and water issues, grazing leases, agricultural lending, farmland sales and purchases, water rights litigation, title, boundary and right-of-way disputes, negotiation with state and federal agencies and wildlife issues. ROBERTSON, JOHNSON, MILLER & WILLIAMSON has successfully and efficiently handled all of these issues representing clients before authorities in administrative hearings, audits and litigation and seeks expedited and cost-effective compliance solutions.

FURTHERMORE, ROBERTSON, JOHNSON, MILLER & WILLIAMSON HAS extensive experience in addressing challenges posed by the changing economics of agriculture and changing patterns of land use. This includes managing the legal ramifications of diversification into recreational and other enterprises.