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Brett joined Lear & Lear, PLLC shortly after he graduated from the S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2013.
Brett’s practice focuses on counseling renewable energy clients in a variety of real estate and due diligence matters related to siting, developing, and financing utility-scale solar, wind, and geothermal projects.
Brett’s experience includes: drafting, reviewing, and negotiating site control documents such as leases, amendments, and easements; reviewing, managing, and curing defects in title policies and ALTA surveys; drafting third party agreements, including crossing agreements, licenses, and rights-of-way; and conducting general real estate due diligence related to project development and financing.
Additionally, Brett provides a variety of client services for oil and gas developers, including title review and drafting title opinions and representing developers before administrative and regulatory agencies such as the Utah Board of Oil Gas and Mining related to forced pooling hearings, spacing hearings, and other various requests before the Board.
When not working, Brett enjoys all activities in the Wasatch Mountains and spending time with his family.
Drilling & Division Order Title Opinions
Supplemental Title Opinions
Curative Title Work
Financing Title Matters
Transactional & Due Diligence
Purchase & Sale Agreements
Environmental Due Diligence
Commission & Regulatory
Well Siting and Spacing
Pooling, Unitization, and Communitization
Surface and Downhole Commingling of Oil and Gas
Vertical, Directional, and Horizontal Drilling
Surface Use & Bonding
Salt Water Disposal & Other Types of Injection Wells
Oilfield Waste Facilities
Land & Title Issues
Project Development Documents
American Indian Law
Acquisitions of Mineral Interests on Federal, State & Private Lands
Compliance & Regulation
Public Leasing & Permitting
Alternative Energy Projects
Surface Use & Conservation Easements
Brett is admitted to practice in Utah and Wyoming.
Professional & Civic Organizations
American Bar Association, member
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, member
TreeUtah (a local non-profit focused on improving Utah’s quality of life through tree planting, stewardship, and education), Chair of Board of Directors
University of Utah, (J.D., 2013)
University of Texas (B.A., 2004)