Hinkle Shanor LLP

Environment Department

New Mexico
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What the team is known for Top-tier practice with a standout reputation in the oil and gas industry, where it handles the whole gamut of contentious and noncontentious work, including transactions, regulatory and compliance issues and litigation. Also furnishes advice on a range of water law issues, from acquisitions to the transfer of water rights. Clients benefit from the firm's statewide footprint, and its wealth of experience practicing in the Permian Basin.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Cloutier has longstanding experience advising natural resources clients on noncontentious and contentious proceedings before state and federal government agencies.

Gregory Nibert is widely recognized as a "very prominent oil and gas attorney." He is well versed in handling title proceedings, financing arrangements and asset A&D.

Thomas Hnasko is an environmental law-focused attorney noted for his work handling contentious matters on behalf of energy industry clients as well as financial institutions. He has expertise in toxic tort cases and disputes arising under state and federal water regulations. He is considered "an accomplished litigator" by respondents.