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Larry J. Gardner

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Grand Rapids MI

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Larry J. Gardner

Larry J. Gardner is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and Northwestern University School of Business, with distinction. Larry specializes in energy law, including legal matters relating to the exploration, production, transportation and storage of oil and gas and matters relating to right-of-way acquisition and condemnation. Larry's practice also includes real estate and contracts law. He is a former Chairman of the Michigan State Bar Committee on Oil and Gas Law. Larry has been a frequent speaker for the Michigan Association of Professional Landmen and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. He is a member of the International Right-of-Way Association, the American Association of Professional Landmen, the Michigan Association of Professional Landmen and the Michigan Oil & Gas Association. Larry is also a member of the Grand Rapids and American Bar Associations (member of Sections on Natural Resources Law and Real Property), and the State Bar of Michigan (member of Section on Real Property Law).  He was also listed in the Best Lawyers in America and named by Best Lawyers as Grand Rapids' Oil & Gas Lawyer of the Year.

Areas of Practice

Oil and Gas Exploration and Development
Underground Gas Storage Fields
Utility Rights-of-Way
Oil and Gas Leases and Contracts
Title Opinions
Real Property Transactions
Commercial Contracts
Condemnation
Easements
Transfer of Oil and Gas Properties
Pooling and Unitization

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 1968

Education

The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1968

Northwestern University School of Business, Evanston, Illinois, 1965
B.S.B.A., Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Honors: With Distinction

Classes/Seminars Taught

Speaker, Michigan Association of Professional Landmen and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education

Honors and Awards

Listed in the Best Lawyers in America and named by Best Lawyers as Grand Rapids' 2013 Oil & Gas Lawyer of the Year

Professional Associations and Memberships

Michigan Oil & Gas Association
Member

Michigan Association of Petroleum Landmen
Member

State Bar of Michigan
Former Chairman, Oil and Gas Law Committee

International Right-of-Way Association
Member

American Association of Professional Landmen
Member

Michigan Association of Professional Landmen
Member

Grand Rapids Bar Association
Member

American Bar Association, Natural Resources Law and Real Property Section
Member

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