Salt Lake City, UT WW/Press/September 26, 2016 –Phillip Wm. Lear, Attorney with Lear & Lear, LLP, was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2016 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
Phillip Lear has over forty-six years of experience in the areas of natural resources and public lands law with emphasis on acquisition, exploration, permitting and production of oil, gas, and mining properties, oil and gas conservation matters, complex title examinations, administrative hearings and appeals, natural resources litigation and appeals, mergers and acquisitions, mineral financing, water rights, and natural resources law on Indian reservations. He is also an expert witness for natural resources matters.
Mr. Lear has written numerous publications include “Mineral Title Examinations: The Whos, Whats, Whens, Wheres, and Whys of Mineral Title Assurance,” “Rights of Access and Permitting for Coalbed Methane”, and “The Ethical Landman: All you Need to Know about Ethics You Learned in Sunday School.” Phillip received his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Utah. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Utah Bar Association, Wyoming Bar Association, Colorado State Bar Association, Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.
The Who’s Who Directories, a New York based biographical publication company, distinguishes and profiles leading professionals who demonstrate recognizable success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of individual accomplishments and achievements within the North American community.