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Amy Mowry

Senior Counsel



Amy has practiced in the area of natural resources and energy law for her entire legal career, with a special focus on mineral title examination and title opinion preparation. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Amy taught college-level English in Wyoming and Colorado and was a University Teacher of English as a Foreign Language with the United States Peace Corps in El Jadida, Morocco. Amy’s lifelong love for western lands continues to inspire her practice and motivate her efforts to find the most effective and innovative solutions to her clients’ ever-changing land use and development challenges.

Admissions & Education

Admissions & Education

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • Wyoming
  • Montana
  • North Dakota
  • Utah


Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court of Wyoming



University of Wyoming School of Law
J.D., 2005

University of Colorado at Boulder
Doctoral Studies, 1999-2003

  • English and American Literature

Harvard Graduate School of Education
Ed.M., 2000

  • Learning and Teaching

University of Wyoming
M.A., 1995

  • English

University of Pennsylvania
B.A., 1991

  • English

Expertise & Experience

Expertise & Experience

Representative Results

Prepared hundreds of oil and gas and mining title opinions covering lands in Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota and Utah, including acquisition, drilling, division order and financing opinions

Successfully negotiated numerous surface use agreements, leases, rights-of-way and other surface-related agreements involving energy and land use development in the Rocky Mountain region

Successfully completed curative probate proceedings involving real property, mineral and oil and gas rights in Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota and Utah

Successfully completed environmental and title due diligence review for oil and gas operators in purchase and sale transactions, exploration and development agreements, and areas of mutual interest agreements for land, mining and oil and gas assets

Professional Accomplishments

Professional Accomplishments

Publications and Speeches

  • “Idaho Judge Blocks Revised Sage Grouse Plans in Seven Western States,” The Rocky Mountain Landman, November 2019, Author


Professional and Community Involvement

  • American Association of Professional Landmen, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Natural Resources & Energy Law Section, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Real Estate Section, Member and At-Large Section Council Member (2017-2020)
  • Denver Association of Oil & Gas Title Lawyers, Member and Past President (2010)
  • Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen, Member and Past Community Service Committee Chairperson (2012-2016)
  • North Dakota Petroleum Council, Member
  • Petroleum Association of Wyoming, Member
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota, Member
  • State Bar of Montana, Member
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Member
  • Utah State Bar, Member
  • Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen, Member
  • Wyoming Bar Association, Member