Elizabeth (Liz) H. Titus

Elizabeth (Liz) H. Titus

Counsel, Denver

Email liz.titus@hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 303 454 2468

Fax +1 303 899 7333

Practice groupFinance

Elizabeth (Liz) Titus is a problem solver. Her clients in the energy and natural resource industries rely on her to provide frank advice and find solutions to their most difficult problems. Liz's practice focuses on the extractive industries, particularly oil and gas (upstream and midstream) and mining.

Liz combines her "fixer" mentality with keen industry know-how to help her clients achieve business success. Liz supports clients with projects and operations on both private and public lands. She negotiates commercial agreements with purchasers, land owners, royalty holders, and other business partners. She is also experienced in acquisitions and divestments.

Liz is a trained litigator and has trial court, appellate, and administrative hearing experience. She has represented clients in both state and federal court in commercial disputes and class actions. Her disputes work has covered the processing, sale, and transportation of oil, natural gas, and related products; rights to surface use; and payment of royalties. Liz has represented clients in regulatory enforcement actions before the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA), the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (FMSHRC), and the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC). Liz's clients are subject to extensive federal, state, and often local regulation; she helps them comply at all levels of government.

Awards and recognitions

2013-2017

Rising Stars
Colorado Super Lawyers

2016

Who's Who in Energy
Denver Business Journal

2017

40 Under 40
Denver Business Journal

2017

Top Women in Energy
Denver Business Journal

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., Order of St. Ives, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2006

B.A., cum laude, Smith College, 1999

Memberships

Board of Directors, Colorado Lawyer Trust Fund Account Foundation (COLTAF)

Colorado LGBT Bar Foundation

Board of Directors, Women in Energy, Colorado Chapter

Bar admissions and qualifications

Colorado

North Dakota

Representative experience

Successfully settled a dispute on behalf of an E&P company with purchaser regarding whether producer was receiving proper payment under 90 agreements.

Represented various oil and gas producers in the negotiation of natural gas gathering, processing, and sales agreements.

Challenged ballot measures targeting the oil and gas industry before Colorado Title Board.

Successfully obtained dismissal of class action brought by royalty holders challenging the flaring practice of oil and gas produced in North Dakota.

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