Named a 2015 "Colorado Lawyer of the Year" by Law Week Colorado, Poe Leggette co-leads the firm's national energy industry team, which was named a 2015 Practice Group of the Year by Law360. Poe is also the managing partner of BakerHostetler's Denver office.
Addressing the intricate needs of oil and gas companies, Poe focuses his well-established practice on litigation and transactional work in the energy industry. His experience includes three principal areas of representation: onshore shale plays; oil and gas companies operating on federal and Indian lands; and companies operating under federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico. Prior to entering private practice, Poe served as Assistant Solicitor for the US Department of the Interior, advising the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Minerals Management Service (MMS) on their onshore and offshore energy programs, as well as MMS's Royalty Management Program on questions of royalty valuation.