Randall B. Reed, Partner

Practice Areas

Real Estate and Property Development including Land Use
Energy, Natural Resources and Regulated Industries including Oil and Gas and Mineral and Property Taxation
Litigation
Corporate and Business Law

Overview

Randy joined Dray, Dyekman, Reed & Healey as an associate in 1991 and became a partner in 1996. Randy has over 26 years of experience in real property, oil and gas, mineral tax, regulated utility and business law. Randy has been recognized for his professional achievements by being selected as a top tier attorney in Mountain States Super Lawyers (Oil and Gas, Real Estate and Landowners), Best Lawyers/US News and World Report (Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions) and Chambers and Partners USA (Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions).

Randy’s agricultural background has led him to focus his practice on Real Estate and Land Use and Oil and Gas Law. Because he grew up on a ranch just outside the small town of Lusk, Wyoming, Randy appreciates the value of personal property rights, while at the same time, understands the value that multiple uses of real property can provide.

Notable Experience, Projects and Cases

Serves as lead counsel in the purchase and sale of mineral estates, oil and gas assets and pipelines.

Obtained favorable sales and property tax advisory rulings from Wyoming Department of Revenue.

Completed and continues to represent numerous farm, ranch and commercial property transactions, varying from simple, small property transactions to complex and notable multi-million dollar cases involving sizable assets.

Acquires rights-of-way, permits and licenses for major interstate pipeline construction projects.

Organized, formed and performed environmental permitting and securities work for an agricultural livestock multiplication facility.

Obtained regulatory approval for major pipeline asset/stock transfers, and the negotiation of surface use agreements between surface owners and mineral owners

Appears in numerous cases before the Wyoming State Board of Equalization involving the valuation of minerals for taxation purposes.

Lead attorney in rate cases and other matters before the Wyoming Public Service Commission.

Appears before the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments.

Publications and Speaking Engagements

University of Wyoming – School of Energy Resources – Presenter at Hydraulic Fracturing: a Wyoming Energy Forum, September 2011

Wyoming Stock Growers Association–“Leasing Oil Interests in Wyoming”-Cow Country, July 2010

Continuing Legal Education, Instructor–Business organization, corporate governance and real property law courses.

 

 


Licensed to practice law in:

All Wyoming State and Federal Courts

10th Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations 

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Petroleum Association of Wyoming

National Association of Property Tax Attorneys

University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources–Professional Landman Program External Advisory Board

Wyoming Bar Association–Wyoming Board of Law Examiners 2014-2016; President, Young Lawyers Division, 1997

Laramie County Bar Association–Treasurer, 1996

American Bar Association–Representative, Young Lawyers Division District (WY and CO) 1997,1998

Education

J.D., University of Wyoming College of Law, 1991

B.S., University of Wyoming–Industrial Operations Management, 1988

Civic Commitment

United Way of Laramie County Board of Directors 2011, 2012

Cheyenne Animal Shelter Board of Directors 2002-2008

Leadership Cheyenne–Class of 1994: Steering Committee Chairman 2001, 2002

Cheyenne Frontier Days Indian Committee–member; Director of Native Americans, 1996

News and Recognition

For more information on Randy’s recent professional activities visit the News and Recognition page.

To view Randy’s Martindale-Hubbell profile page, click:http://www.martindale.com/Randall-B-Reed/1808488-lawyer.htm