A. John Davis, III

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  • Partner at Holland & Hart LLP (323 Attorneys)
  • 222 S. Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Mr. Davis focuses his practice on energy and natural resources law, with an emphasis in oil and gas, mining, public land, and geothermal energy. For more than 25 years, he has been advising clients in acquisition, title, financing, access, operational and environmental permitting, and compliance matters on federal, Indian tribal, private, and state lands, as well as NEPA compliance, land exchanges, and mineral property development. Mr. Davis has extensive experience in complex natural resource, environmental and public lands litigation, including CERCLA (Superfund) and hazardous waste litigation. He defends or prosecutes civil cases for oil and gas, mining, business, and real estate clients. Mr. Davis frequently argues cases before the Federal and State Courts in Utah and the surrounding states, as well as in administrative hearings before the Utah Board of Oil, Gas, and Mining and the Interior Board of Land Appeals. In addition to his work for traditional oil, gas, and mining clients, Mr. Davis has experience in geothermal leasing and development. He also represents clients engaged in tar sands and oil shale projects throughout the western states.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Natural Resources Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Public Land
  • Real Property Law
  • Litigation
  • Oil and Gas

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801-799-5800  Phone
801-799-5700  Fax
University Attended:
University of Utah, B.S., 1975
Law School Attended:
University of Utah, College of Law, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
Ute Tribal Court; U.S. District Court, District of Utah; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1979, Utah
Special Agencies:
Utah Board of Oil, Gas & Mining; U.S. Bureau of Land Management; U.S. Interior Board of Land Appeals.
Birth Information:
Salt Lake City, Utah, July 31, 1951
Reported Cases:
U.S. v. Sharon Steel Corp., 681 F. Supp. 1492 (D. Utah 1987).

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