Stephen J. Sullivan represents clients in all aspects of natural resources with a primary focus on oil and gas exploration and development in the Rocky Mountain area. A large part of his oil and gas practice involves acquisitions and divestitures as well as operational matters. Mr. Sullivan represents mining companies from the initial staking of claims through financing, permitting, and start-up of mining operations. He also represents parties in the purchase of ranches and in the acquisition and sale of water rights in Colorado, including acquisition of water rights and construction of water delivery systems.
Real estate transactions in which Mr. Sullivan has been involved – in both negotiation and legal representation – include land exchanges, open space dedication, mineral development agreements and intergovernmental agreements for construction of transportation and water infrastructure, and development of commercial properties.