Holland & Hart LLP
Robert Sutphin is a Partner with Holland & Hart LLP in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he helps oil and gas producers favorably resolve their most challenging disputes, including royalty underpayment claims, all types of contract disputes, environmental issues, and class actions.
Robert brings a deep understanding of New Mexico oil and gas law, including insight into issues and problems faced by energy companies. When litigating cases, clients appreciate his tenacity, responsiveness and creativity. This combination of skills and expertise results in consistently good outcomes for his clients.
He regularly litigates cases involving oil and gas royalties, severance and property taxes, marketing and valuation, allocation and gas balancing, and unit and joint operating agreements. In addition, he handles surface owner disputes, environmental matters, and claims under the Surface Owner’s Protection Act.