J. Scott Hall

J. Scott Hall: Attorney with Montgomery & Andrews, P.A.


Scott Hall joined Montgomery and Andrews in 2008. His practice focuses on numerous aspects of the oil and gas and energy industry, including transactions, litigation, regulatory and government relations.


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He has significant practice experience representing oil and gas producers before the New Mexico Oil Conservation Division and Oil Conservation Commission. He also has substantial background in gas contract litigation, title examination, leasing, mineral development, pipeline eminent domain and right-of-way issues and other energy regulatory matters on Federal, State and Tribal lands as well as privately-owned lands.

He has served as a registered lobbyist representing energy industry interests before the New Mexico Legislature. While attending law school, he was employed by an independent oil and gas producer in Oklahoma. After graduating in 1979, he served as Assistant Attorney General for the New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands and has been in private practice in Santa Fe since 1982.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Regulatory Law
  • Title Examination
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Public Land Law
  • Legislative Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
University of Denver, B.A., 1975
Law School Attended:
Oklahoma City University, J.D., 1979
Year of First admission:
1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit; 1980, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1979, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico; 1979, New Mexico; 1979, Oklahoma

Professional Memberships and Activities

State of New Mexico - 1979

State of Oklahoma - 1979

Federal District Court, New Mexico - 1979

U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit - 1979

U.S. Court of Claims - 1980

Special Agencies:
New Mexico Oil Conservation Division; New Mexico State Land Office; Bureau of Land Management; Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Birth Information:
Amarillo, Texas, April 18, 1953

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (1 review)
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