ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION NATURAL RESOURCES AND LITIGATION LAW FIRM
Oil and Gas • Mining • Environmental Law • Public Land Use • Litigation • Transactions
The Denver-based law office of Carver Schwarz McNab Kamper & Forbes, LLC , provides skilled and knowledgeable legal representation in litigation, arbitration, transactional services, and contractual work for oil, gas, and mining companies, as well as other industries that make use of natural resources and public lands.
Contact our Denver law office to discuss your business needs with a knowledgeable lawyer.
We represent companies throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Our lawyers are highly respected in their fields, which allows us to efficiently and effectively negotiate and document commercial and financial transactions and resolve disputes regarding the complex issues posed by environmental, water, public land, oil and gas, mining, and land use matters.
Focused and Experienced Natural Resource Law Attorneys
Our attorneys have a wide range of experience in highly focused and specialized areas of the law. They average more than 20 years of legal experience, and most have worked at national law firms, handling complex cases and litigating in the courtroom. Our attorneys participate in the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation , where Craig Carver was 2007-2008 president.
Our natural resources lawyers formed the law firm to work more closely with clients who need an efficient and practical approach to resolving complex legal problems. When you work with an attorney at Carver Schwarz McNab Kamper & Forbes, LLC, you can be assured that he will be handling your case personally, from beginning to end. Your important legal matter is never handed off to a less experienced associate.
Craig R. Carver focuses on representing companies involved in extraction, transportation, and marketing of oil, gas, and other natural resources. Craig has extensive arbitration and trial experience in complex cases in federal and state courts, from take-or-pay and natural gas purchase and transportation issues to operational, royalty and other leasehold disputes, valuation, and environmental issues. He was the 2007-2008 president of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.
Jeffrey W. Schwarz focuses on environmental issues relating to the minerals extraction industry, oil and natural gas industry, utilities, manufacturing, and chemical operations. Jeff has extensive knowledge of and experience with the federal Clean Air Act (and states’ implementation of the Act), Sections 402 and 404 of the Clean Water Act (including stream and riparian habitat restoration), National Environmental Policy Act, Resource Conservation Recovery Act, petroleum storage tank regulation (including SPCC planning and implementation), the Endangered Species Act, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, and various state remediation programs. In addition, Jeff assists clients with mergers and acquisitions, purchase and sale of real estate, land use and permitting issues.
Stewart McNab has been practicing civil litigation since 1985, assisting clients with legal disputes involving product liability, UCC warranties, contract disputes, common law claims for environmental contamination, water well contamination, insurance disputes, employment contract litigation, construction delays, covenant violations, professional malpractice, lender liability, collections, foreclosure and receivership.
Christopher M. Kamper represents energy and mining clients with litigation, dispute resolution and permit processes. Chris is also an experienced transaction attorney with expertise in the business opportunities and challenges in the mineral and energy industries. He handles surface use agreements, supplier contracts, litigation of commercial disputes, royalty issues, environmental due diligence in real estate and corporate transactions.
Peter Forbes has been lead counsel in dozens of trials, arbitrations and appeals in Colorado and other jurisdictions, including New York, California, Virginia, Maryland, Texas, Utah, Louisiana, Delaware and the District of Columbia. His practice spans the gamut of commercial disputes, including natural resources litigation, real estate litigation, intellectual property litigation, professional negligence, fiduciary misconduct, trusts and estates, unfair competition, debtor-creditor disputes, and public finance matters. He has also served as general and litigation counsel to a $200 million estate since 1998, and is recognized as a Colorado Super Lawyer in the Commercial Litigation category and as a Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property and Land Use and Zoning by Martindale-Hubbell.
We invite you to review the information we have provided on this Web site and to contact our law office when your company is seeking practical, yet creative problem solving to resolve an environmental compliance issue, natural resource dispute, or commercial dispute.
Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with evening and weekend hours by special appointment.