Energy Industry

The energy industry has been a vital part of Brown Sims’ legal practice since the firm began operations in 1968. The firm represents companies engaged in all phases of exploration, production, processing, transportation, refining, and marketing natural resources.

Business Counseling and Transactional Work

Brown Sims offers general legal counseling to its energy clients in matters including: insurance coverage and indemnity disputes, liens, issues related to independent contractor and employee status, and workers’ compensation claims.

Energy Litigation

The firm’s energy litigation practice encompasses the most sophisticated and complex problems arising from energy related activities, including product failure, offshore drilling, pollution, and mineral rights disputes.

Workers’ Compensation

Brown Sims offers its energy clients access to a robust workers’ compensation and administrative law practice, representing them in Benefit Review Conferences, Contested Case Hearings, Appeals Panel reviews, and in appeals to the District Courts and beyond. In addition to defense of injured worker claims, Brown Sims attorneys are well-versed in the administrative resolution of medical and attorney fees disputes before the Division of Workers’ Compensation and the State Office of Administrative Hearings. Due to their experience, Brown Sims attorneys are regularly called upon by their clients to provide advice at all stages of the claims management process.


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