Connie Rogers advises companies in project development, litigation, and transactions, with particular emphasis on compliance with federal land management statutes, the National Environmental Policy Act, species protection statutes, federal Indian law, cultural resource and religious freedom concerns, and international human rights and indigenous peoples issues.
Prior to resuming her practice at Davis Graham & Stubbs, LLP in the fall of 2010, Ms. Rogers served as Deputy Solicitor for Energy and Mineral Resources at the U.S. Department of the Interior, where she was the lead Interior lawyer on all manner of issues relating to the development of renewable and conventional energy and mineral resources on Interior-managed lands and the Outer Continental Shelf.
Ms. Rogers’ experience includes federal permitting; financing; due diligence; land acquisition, leasing, and special use authorizations; working with stakeholder groups; environmental analysis, reporting and transparency issues; and litigation.
Ms. Rogers is a trustee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and is a former chair of the Public Lands and Native American Resources Committees of the American Bar Association’s Section on Environment, Energy and Resources. Ms. Rogers has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Native American Law. She has also been selected for Who’s Who Legal: Mining in 2015 and 2016. She was named to the Denver Business Journal’s list of Top Women in Energy in 2014 and 2015. Ms. Rogers was also selected by 5280 magazine as a Top Lawyer and has been recognized by Chambers USA for Natural Resources & Environment.
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2000, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Olin Fellow in Law and Economics
William Jewell College, B.A., 1981
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