Mark is a trial attorney with more than
20 years of experience representing energy industry clients in a broad range of
lawsuits and arbitrations, including royalty disputes, class actions, disputes
under operating agreements, and other energy-related contract disputes.
In addition, he
represents clients in administrative proceedings, audits, and investigations
involving claims by state agencies and the federal government concerning
royalties, civil penalties, notices of noncompliance, and the False Claims Act.
Mark also counsels clients with regard to the calculation of federal and
private royalties, including issues related to the handling of post-production
costs. His nationwide energy practice includes lawsuits, arbitrations, and
administrative proceedings in or involving Texas, Alaska, Colorado, Kansas,
Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming.
Additionally, Mark represents clients in appeals before the Department of the
Interior Office of Hearings and Appeals
the Office of Natural Resources Revenue.