Bradley’s Energy Litigation team comprises seasoned trial lawyers with deep knowledge of the energy industry who operate with the shared goal of providing excellent service and sound, practical, and experience-based advice. Energy companies choose Bradley for our depth and breadth of experience and our success in litigation spanning virtually every aspect of the energy sector.

On behalf of energy clients, we routinely handle complex commercial litigation for upstream, midstream and downstream businesses, including disputes involving:

  • Oil and gas leases, JOAs, AMIs, and participation agreements
  • Blowouts and other well control incidents
  • Downhole damage claims, including loss of production and remediation
  • Master service agreements and risk allocation provisions
  • Insurance coverage and indemnity claims
  • Trade secrets and noncompete agreements
  • Force majeure and other supply chain disruptions
  • Gas purchase and gathering and processing agreements
  • Pipeline construction-related matters
  • Mineral liens
  • Product warranty claims
  • Nuisance claims
  • Seismic/IP licensing
  • Construction, EPC contracts and mega energy infrastructure projects

Our lawyers represent clients on these matters before state and federal courts, appellate courts, and in domestic and international arbitral forums around the world. Our Energy Litigation team is also cross-disciplinary in nature and draws upon the firm’s strengths in related areas, including environmental law, renewables project development, construction and procurement, IP, tax, crisis and incident response and investigations, and cybersecurity and data privacy.

Exploration and Production: Bradley works with operators in the exploration and production industry on MSAs, mineral liens, intellectual property matters, and other types of agreements and contracts, as well as risk management and litigation when necessary. The firm also provides general commercial services, such as entity structuring, commercial real estate, and employment counsel.

Products and Services: We represent oilfield service companies and manufacturers, such as drillers, equipment manufacturers, coiled tubing providers, mud loggers, wireline companies, pipe suppliers, and others, in negotiating and drafting MSAs, enforcing trade-secret and non-compete agreements, defending catastrophic loss litigation, and providing a wide range of legal services.

Midstream: Our attorneys counsel pipeline, transportation, and storage companies in negotiating and enforcing supply contracts, handling insurance disputes, conducting risk management, litigating commercial disputes and other legal services.

Oil, Gas, and Chemical Plants: Bradley advises refineries, processing plants, and distributors of oil, gas, LNG, and other petrochemicals on drafting and negotiating contracts and agreements, business litigation, and general legal needs.