Allison MacKinnon

Allison MacKinnon

Associate

amackinnon@wsmtlaw.com
Main: 303-830-2500
Direct: 720-305-5808
Licensed in: Colorado, New York, Texas


OverviewExperience & ResultsPractice AreasHonors & InsightsEducation & Admissions
Overview

Allison represents publicly traded and privately held companies in a wide range of oil and gas transactions, with a focus on acquisitions and divestitures in the upstream and midstream energy sectors.

Allison has negotiated and drafted purchase and sale agreements, exchange agreements, development agreements, farmout agreements and other commercial agreements pertaining to the day to day operations of energy companies. She has also represented clients in a variety of domestic and international mining projects and transactions. Allison has extensive experience coordinating and conducting due diligence for large-scale domestic and international oil and gas and mining transactions and has prepared all forms of title opinions, including drilling, division order and acquisition opinions covering fee, state and federal lands.

Experience & Results
  • Divestiture by public oil and gas company of upstream assets in Wyoming for $350 million
  • Acquisitions by public oil and gas company of upstream and midstream assets in Appalachian Basin with aggregate value in excess of $100 million
  • Exchange of 25,000 acres by public oil and gas company in DJ Basin valued at $130 million
  • Acquisition by public oil and gas company of upstream and midstream assets in the Ventura Basin of California valued in excess of $40 million
  • Numerous asset exchange agreements covering upstream assets in Colorado and Wyoming
  • DrillCo joint ventures by private oil and gas company in the Permian Basin in excess of $250 million
  • Preparation of domestic and international mining joint venture and option agreements
  • Representation of management team of privately held oil and gas company in private equity transaction with a $500 million capital commitment
Practice Areas
  • Oil & Gas Transactions
  • Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate
  • Mineral Title Examination
  • Mining
  • Renewable & Alternative Energy
  • Public Companies & Securities
Honors & Insights
  • Co-Presenter, “Purchase & Sale Agreements and Due Diligence in Oil and Gas Transactions,” Denver Association of Lease and Title Analysts (November 2018)
  • Member, Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Trustee, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Colorado Bar Association (2018- )
  • Denver Petroleum Club Mentor Program (2017)
  • At-Large Position, CBA Natural Resources and Energy Law Section Executive Committee (2016-2018)
  • Co-Author, “Lessee and Transferee Qualifications,” Law of Federal Oil & Gas Leases (2016)
  • Co-Author and Co-Presenter, “Overview of Complicating Factors Affecting Title,” Nuts and Bolts of Mineral Title Examination, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (April 2015)
Education
  • J.D., University of Colorado School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, 2007
Bar Admissions / Qualifications
  • Colorado, 2011
  • New York, 2018
  • Texas, 2018