Larry J. Gardner is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and Northwestern University School of Business, with distinction. Larry specializes in energy law, including legal matters relating to the exploration, production, transportation and storage of oil and gas and matters relating to right-of-way acquisition and condemnation. Larry's practice also includes real estate and contracts law. He is a former Chairman of the Michigan State Bar Committee on Oil and Gas Law. Larry has been a frequent speaker for the Michigan Association of Professional Landmen and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. He is a member of the International Right-of-Way Association, the American Association of Professional Landmen, the Michigan Association of Professional Landmen and the Michigan Oil & Gas Association. Larry is also a member of the Grand Rapids and American Bar Associations (member of Sections on Natural Resources Law and Real Property), and the State Bar of Michigan (member of Section on Real Property Law). He was also listed in the Best Lawyers in America and named by Best Lawyers as Grand Rapids' Oil & Gas Lawyer of the Year.