Bill Sparks represents clients on matters involving energy-related litigation and natural resources development on federal and Indian lands. Specifically, Bill has represented independent oil and gas producers in litigation involving the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act and Energy Policy Act. Bill also represents oil and gas producers before U.S. federal courts and the Interior Board of Land Appeals regarding the issuance and development of federal oil and gas leases and related environmental law compliance. Bill routinely advises companies on regulatory compliance at the state and federal level.
Bill joined Beatty & Wozniak, P.C. in 2009 after practicing in the Washington, D.C. and Denver offices of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Bill earned his J.D. from the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in 2003 and his undergraduate degree from Ole Miss in 1999. He is admitted to practice in Colorado, Wyoming, Texas and the District of Columbia. Bill is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado and District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and Tenth Circuit.