DENVER, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Burleson LLP announced today that Jack Luellen, Managing Partner of the firm's Denver location, has been named among the Who's Who in Energy for the second consecutive year by the Denver Business Journal.
Luellen is one of eight attorneys from Burleson who earned a spot in the prestigious annual listing, which honors the top industry influencers in eight major U.S. markets where energy is shaping the local economy. Bob Ballentine, Rick Burleson, and Randy Burton in Houston; Kevin Colosimo and Keith Zabela in Pittsburgh; and Michael Browning and Mark Payne in San Antonio were also included in the ranking.
"Jack has established a track record that speaks for itself," said Rick Burleson, Managing Partner of Burleson. "He's played a pivotal role in our regional and national growth efforts, and has earned great esteem for his impressive legal practice and contributions to the industry. This honor reflects his reputation as a highly effective attorney and leader, and it underscores the firm's commitment to delivering a unique level of skill and experience to clients operating in the Rocky Mountain region."
Luellen is a seasoned attorney who concentrates his practice in oil and gas law with an emphasis on litigation. He has represented a broad range of industry clients, from exploration and production companies to midstream enterprises, including operators, gatherers, marketers, and service sector entities.
Luellen has litigated a number of matters related to operations, royalties, environmental issues, and contracts. He provides counsel on issues involving hydraulic fracturing and well-specific activities, and routinely advises companies on regulatory concerns, representing clients before a number of state regulatory agencies. In addition to oil and gas transactional matters, he also handles leases and equity financings for exploration and production companies.
Who's Who in Energy is published by the Austin Business Journal, Columbus Business Journal, Dallas Business Journal, Denver Business Journal, Houston Business Journal, Pittsburgh Business Times, San Antonio Business Journal, and St. Louis Business Journal. Individuals are selected for inclusion through internal research, industry outreach, and an open-nomination process conducted by the business journals of their respective cities.
About Burleson LLP
Burleson LLP is a full-service law firm devoted primarily to the oil and gas industry. Burleson is unique in being on the ground in every key North American market, serving both traditional production and unconventional shale plays as well as the Permian Basin, and offers a distinct blend of legal understanding and technical skill. The firm's attorneys have worked as petroleum engineers, chemists, landmen, and geologists, and more than a third have served as inside legal counsel for oil and gas companies. These qualifications – combined with Burleson's broad geographic reach and comprehensive scope of services – have earned the firm a reputation for providing clients with the most seasoned, energy-specific team in the legal profession. For further information, visit www.burlesonllp.com.
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