Theresa Sauer is currently an associate at Beatty & Wozniak, focusing her practice on matters relating to exploration, production, and development of oil and gas. Theresa also represents clients on matters involving energy-related litigation and natural resources development on federal lands, and advises clients on permitting and regulatory compliance at the state and federal level.
Theresa’s prior experience includes serving as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge William J. Martinez. Theresa also has experience as a hearings officer at the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and as a law clerk for the Natural Resources and Environment Division within the Colorado Attorney General’s Office.
Prior to law school, Theresa served as a public affairs officer for the Colorado Bureau of Land Management, where she worked directly with program leads on issues including oil and gas lease sales, implementation of a nationwide oil shale policy, creation of the Roan Plateau RMP, recreation, travel management, antiquities, and species conservation. Theresa also assisted the Colorado Oil & Gas Association with public relations matters, and served as a natural resources policy analyst for former Governor Bill Owens.
Theresa earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Colorado where she majored in journalism and took an active role in student government. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and is admitted to practice in Colorado and North Dakota. She is also admitted in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.
In her free time, Theresa enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters skiing, traveling, or just hanging out at a local park.