Managing Partner
aseneshen@wsmtlaw.com

Ms. Seneshen serves as the managing partner of Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley.  She has 20 years of experience in private practice with an emphasis on oil and gas law, mining law, domestic and international business transactions and commercial real estate development.  Ms. Seneshen specializes in the acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas upstream and midstream assets, and advises clients in the energy sector on day to day operational issues.  She represents companies in negotiating and structuring natural resource projects for the exploration and development of mineral properties.  Ms. Seneshen also has extensive experience with the acquisition and development of commercial real estate.

Representative Matters

  • Divestiture of midstream assets in Colorado for in excess of $590 million
  • Acquisition of oil and gas properties in Colorado and Utah in excess of $290 million
  • Divestiture of Montana oil and gas properties for in excess of $200 million
  • Divestiture of oil and gas interests in the Marcellus Formation
  • Preparation of private placement memoranda for energy and real estate industries
  • Acquisition of multi-family real estate properties located in Colorado, Oregon and Idaho
  • Mineral exploration projects in Canada, Chile, Argentina, French Guiana, Mongolia and Peru
  • Representation of start-up and established companies for corporate matters
  • Acquisition and development of commercial real estate projects

Publications, Presentations & Accolades

  • Selected for inclusion in the Denver Business Journal's 2016 edition of Who's Who in Energy, October 2016
  • Named a "Top Woman in Energy" by the Denver Business Journal (2016)
  • Trustee, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (2011 to 2014; 2016-present)
  • Chair of the Site Selection Committee for the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Annual Institute (2015- )
  • Co-Presented "How to Attract and Retain Top Female Talent" at the GGI North American Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2015
  • Selected for inclusion in Rising Stars by Colorado Super Lawyers (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Past Chair of the Natural Resources and Energy Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association (2010-2011)
  • Chair of the Public Lands Section of the 57th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute (2011)
  • Co-Chair of the Landman's Section of the 54th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute (2008)
  • Author, "Lessee and Transferee Qualifications," Law of Federal Oil & Gas Leases (2005)
  • Past Co-Chair of the Legal and Legislative Committee of the Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Author, "An Overview of Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Law" - This professional paper represents the work product of its presenter/author, who is solely responsible for its content. This paper is reproduced herein with the permission of the National Association of Division Order Analysts.
  • Co-author, "Wyoming Disallows Deductions for Transportation Between Wellhead and Market Pipeline: Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. v. Followill - This professional paper represents the work product of its presenter/author, who is solely responsible for its content. This paper is reproduced herein with the permission of the National Association of Division Order Analysts.
  • Co-Author, "Equitable Defenses Against the Government in the Natural Resources and Environmental Law Context," 17 Pace Env. L. Rev. 273 (2000)

Personal

Ms. Seneshen received her undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut and graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude with a double major in 1994. She received her law degree from the William and Mary College of Law in 1997, where she was a member of the William and Mary Law Review.  Ms. Seneshen enjoys spending time with her husband and twin daughters hiking, biking and skiing in beautiful Colorado.

Amy E. Seneshen


Practice Areas
  • Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Corporate Law
  • Public Companies and Securities
  • Real Estate and Ranching
  • Oil and Gas
  • Mining

Education
  • J.D., College of William and Mary, 1997
  • B.A., University of Connecticut, summa cum laude, 1994
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society

 
Bar Admissions / Qualifications
  • Florida, 1997
  • Colorado, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

Professional & Community Activities
  • Past Chair - Natural Resources and Energy Law Section Council of the Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Trustee, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, 2011-2014; 2016-present