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Dale E. Cottingham

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 405-235-5513

Dale is well-known and respected in the legal industry. He focuses his practice on Oil and Gas Law and Water Law. He serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Oklahoma City University School of Law, teaching Natural Resources Law, Water Law and Environmental Law since 1997. Dale is a regular speaker at various Oklahoma Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminars, on specific topics including Oil and Gas Law, Water Law, Wind Energy and Environmental Law.

Additional Information

Scholarly Articles

"The Jurisdiction of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to Clarify its Spacing Orders and Any Fiduciary Duties Arising from Those Orders", 82 Oklahoma Bar Association Journal 2028 (September 3, 2011)

"Schedules of Use for Appropriated Streamwater", 81 Oklahoma Bar Association Journal 1867 (September 4, 2010)

 

Areas of Concentration

Energy, Oil & Gas

Environmental Law

Litigation (State & Federal)

Water Law

Wind Energy

Oklahoma Baptist UniversitySouthern Methodist University School of LawJ.D. 1982
Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers SocietyFirst Baptist Church

Case History

Recent Experience

Oil and gas royalty class actions

Leasing disputes in the Barnett shale in Tarrant County, Texas

Joint Operations disputes

Field Wide Unitization

Gas Balancing disputes

Clarification of Spacing Orders

Interstate Oil Pipeline Spills

Challenge to Oklahoma's laws prohibiting the export of water out of state

Groundwater and Stream Water Permitting

Office Location

One Leadership Square, 15th Floor
211 North Robinson Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-7101
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law of the Oklahoma City Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law of the Oklahoma City Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Water Law of the Oklahoma City Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law of the Oklahoma City Metro Area
Dale E. Cottingham has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Dale E. Cottingham has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Dale E. Cottingham has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!Dale E. Cottingham has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Energy Law
Litigation - Environmental
Oil and Gas Law
Water Law

Other Information

Gender: Male
Languages:
English