Mr. Shaheen is experienced in complex, multi-party litigation, both civil and criminal. His practice emphasizes natural resources litigation where he has represented oil and gas and coal companies in cases where the damages alleged exceeded hundreds of millions of dollars. He has litigated and tried important oil and gas cases throughout the Rocky Mountain Region. He has also litigated and tried numerous other types of natural resources cases including those seeking damages for breach of contract, underpaid royalties, operational issues and environmental contamination. Mr. Shaheen excels at making complicated information simple and understandable for judges and juries.
His extensive experience also includes personal injury and products liability litigation. He has represented automobile manufacturers and distributors, heavy equipment manufacturers, military contractors and pharmaceutical companies.
Mr. Shaheen has defended and tried criminal cases, ranging from a criminal action brought for violation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act to first-degree murder.
Mr. Shaheen is admitted to practice in the states of Colorado and North Dakota.