Lauren is a Member of Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Evansville office and has been with the firm since 2008. She belongs to the Mineral & Environmental Law group.
Licensed to practice in six states across several key coal regions in the U.S., Lauren has handled transactions involving both untapped coal reserves and fully developed mining operations. She has also worked with oil and natural gas companies to support the acquisition of properties and assets, as well as entities in the form of initial public offerings and joint ventures.
Mineral & Environmental Law: Lauren’s vast experience in mineral law, combined with her involvement in industry associations, has allowed her to partner successfully with energy corporations to secure transactions for properties spanning millions of acres, with assets ranging from millions of tons of coal reserves to thousands of producing oil wells.
She has served clients by providing strategic legal counsel, performing due diligence, preparing documents and assisting with lobbying efforts.
Series of transactions to acquire more than 450 million tons of Illinois Basin coal reserves; SKO served as lead deal counsel, performed due diligence.
An IPO for midstream gathering services for production from the Marcellus Shale. SKO performed due diligence and prepared transaction documents.
Acquisition of over one million gross oil and gas acres (primarily New Albany shale acreage in the Illinois Basin, but also including acreage in Northern Appalachia, the San Juan Basin, the Powder River Basin and the Rockies). SKO performed due diligence and prepared transaction documents.