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Michael “Pete” Knapp, Jr.

Pete Knapp practices in the area of corporate law and represents clients in the oil and gas industry. He has experience in preparing drilling and division order title opinions for clients as well as preparing probate and quiet title lawsuits for litigation.

Prior to joining Lathrop Gage, Mr. Knapp worked as a landman in Oklahoma where he negotiated joint-operating agreements; settled surface damages and testified as an expert witness at forced pooling; increased density and location exception hearings; prepared detailed ownership reports; coordinated lease acquisition projects; and oversaw regulatory procedures in order to permit and drill oil and gas wells for the development of the company’s leasehold.

He also has experience in lease acquisition, lease purchase reports, leases, drafts, ownership reports, CLO and BIA lease acquisitions and preparing and procuring drilling and division order title curative documents. 

Court Memberships

  • Colorado
  • North Dakota
  • Wyoming

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Professional Landmen
  • Oklahoma City Association of Professional Landmen
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  • Denver

    1515 Wynkoop Street
    Suite 600
    Denver, CO 80202
F: 720.931.3201

Assistant

Jessica Rhodes
720.931.3227

Practices

Education

Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D., 2013

University of Oklahoma, BBA, Energy Management and Finance, 2006