Paul Atencio is a skilled strategist and creative problem solver acting as a trusted advisor to businesses ranging from start-ups to publicly traded companies. Paul represents businesses and individuals in transactional and business law matters including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, real estate and corporate governance in a range of industries.
Paul’s extensive knowledge and experience in working with the oil and gas and renewable energy industries translate into his esteemed, comprehensive energy practice. With an exceptional grasp of the complexities inherent to the development and generation of energy, Paul counsels oil and gas and renewable energy companies on a wide range of matters, including title, due diligence, asset acquisitions, joint ventures, leasing, and voluntary and forced pooling. He also partners with clients, guiding them in their defense of disputes regarding royalty and bonus payments, ownership of oil and gas, and surface use and damage claims.
B.A., University of Colorado Boulder, 1995
J.D., cum laude, Pittsburgh School of Law, 2003