Ryan Cooper is Senior Counsel in the firm’s Texas office. He is Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ryan’s practice focuses on oil, gas and mineral law, including the preparation of drilling and division order title opinions. He also has experience in due diligence projects related to the acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas properties. Ryan negotiates and drafts documents related to oil and gas, such as oil and gas leases, conveyance documents, assignments, pooling agreements, joint operating agreements, farm-out agreements, surface use agreements and easements. He also represents companies in mineral and royalty receivership proceedings.
Ryan received a Bachelor of Arts in 2002 from The University of Texas at Austin and a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2006 from South Texas College of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Texas and North Dakota.