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Andrew Kerr Glenn

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Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation 70%
  • Regulatory Compliance 20%
  • Transactional 10%


Andrew specializes in commercial litigation involving breaches of contracts, business torts, construction, product liability, and real-property disputes within the Energy and Natural Resource industries.

As a dedicated advocate for his clients in the oil and gas and natural resource sectors, Andrew skillfully tackles complex cases in both state and federal courts. He crafts tailored strategies for his clients throughout the litigation process, from discovery and depositions to the trial presentation before the judge or jury. Andrew’s expertise extends to appellate advocacy, where he has a track record of successful appeals in various appellate courts, including the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. 

Beyond his litigation practice, Andrew provides valuable counsel on state and federal environmental and regulatory matters. He has effectively represented clients in enforcement proceedings before state agencies and resolved disputes before the Interior Board of Land Appeals. Andrew also guides clients through a variety of regulatory compliance issues, offering comprehensive support on matters involving:

• National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

• Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA)

• Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

• Endangered Species Act (ESA)

• Clean Air Act (CAA)

• Mineral Leasing Act (MLA)

Andrew is a native Coloradoan who began his career in the oil and gas industry as a broker for his father’s land services company. He has also worked as a landman in North Dakota, Colorado, Utah, and Montana.

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Litigation experience:

• Lead trial counsel for an oil and gas midstream client in a five-day trial concerning breach-of-contract claims arising from the operation of an upstream gas gathering system and build-out and operation of a midstream gas processing plant and related infrastructure

• Lead defense counsel for a gold mining company in a federal litigation involving complicated engineering and construction issues and claims for breach of contract, prompt pay violations, promissory estoppel, and slander of title

• Defend upstream oil and gas producers in vendor suits involving product liability, breach of warranty and negligence claims

• Successfully served as appellate counsel for an upstream oil and gas producer before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals concerning expert witness and various contract issues pertaining to elections to participate and joint operating agreements 

Regulatory experience: 

• Defended upstream oil and gas clients against National Environmental Policy Act, Federal Land Policy and Management Act, and Clean Air Act challenges to Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Assessment level projects on public lands in Utah

• Defend an offshore oil and gas producer against Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act claims arising from oil spill in Gulf of Mexico in federal court in Louisiana

• Prepare comments on behalf of oil and gas companies regarding the development of proposed onshore federal regulations and work with federal stakeholders to secure the approval of environmental assessments and environmental impact studies


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2012
  • George Washington Un, Washington D.C., District of Columbia
    • B.A. - 2007
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 2012
  • Texas, 2023
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit

Professional Associations

  • Colorado Bar Association, 2012 to Present
  • Texas Bar Association, Present
  • Rocky Mountain PIpeliners Club, Secretary, 2016 to Present
  • Colorado Lawyers Committee, Board Member, 2021 to 2023

Representative Clients

  • Upstream oil and gas companies
  • Midstream oil and gas companies
  • Mining companies
  • Solar energy developers

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Husch Blackwell LLP Pro Bono Coordinator for the Denver Office, 2020 to 2022
  • Colorado Lawyers Committee Denver Legal Nights, 2020 to 2021

Published Works

  • Will BLM's 2nd Attempt At Natural Gas Waste Rule Succeed?, Law360, December, 2022
  • Fighting Legal Challenges To Renewable Projects with NEPA, Law360, March, 2022


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Past Positions

  • Husch Blackwell LLP, Partner/Senior Associate, 2019 to 2023
  • Arrowhead Associates, Landman/Broker, 2005 to 2010