Attorneys Steven Louis-Prescott Special Counsel
Mr. Louis-Prescott joined Hamre, Rodriguez, Ostrander & Dingess, P.C., in 2019, after spending six years at a Denver law firm that specializes in oil and gas matters on behalf of landowners. In addition to bringing oil and gas expertise to the firm, Mr. Louis-Prescott brought extensive litigation and transactional experience that translates well into the firm’s eminent domain practice.
Mr. Louis-Prescott maintains his oil and gas practice, continuing to represent landowners on a wide array of issues, including oil and gas leasing, surface use agreements, pipeline easements, mineral rights sales, mineral title disputes, royalty payments, spacing and pooling, environmental contamination and remediation, surface and mineral trespass, and local regulation. His clients include cities and counties, farmers, ranchers, individual and corporate mineral owners, homeowners, associations, real estate developers, and overriding royalty owners. Mr. Louis-Prescott has represented clients before State and Federal District Courts, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
Mr. Louis-Prescott also adds to the firm’s eminent domain practice. Prior to joining the Firm, he represented landowners facing condemnation, including the representation of twenty landowners seeking just compensation for a 36-inch, high pressure natural gas pipeline crossing their land in Weld County, resulting in a substantial settlement for the landowners.
Mr. Louis-Prescott has been a law school guest lecturer on oil and gas law and regulation in Colorado.
Mr. Louis-Prescott has completed 30 hours of mediator coursework and offers mediation services for oil and gas related matters as well.
Mr. Louis-Prescott graduated from the University of Michigan with degrees in geology and psychology in 2009. He took a year off to work for the U.S. Forest Service in western Colorado before attending the University of Colorado for law school. While in law school, Mr. Louis-Prescott interned for the Honorable George Carem Steeh at the United Stated District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and for the Colorado Attorney General’s Office in the Consumer Protection section. He earned his J.D. in 2013 and is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Wyoming.