- Nov. 27, 2012 - SALT LAKE CITY (November 27, 2012) –
Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Denise Dragoo (http://www.swlaw.com/
dragoo), a partner in the firm’s Salt Lake City office, has been elected Vice Chair of the board of directors for State Law Resources Inc. (http://www.statelaw.org/
), (SLR). She will serve as Vice Chair for one year before she is appointed Chairman and President. She will serve this year as Vice President with SLR President Kevin Murray, with the Indianapolis, Indiana firm of Frost, Brown & Todd.
SLR is an international network of independent law firms. The mission of SLR is to provide a network that allows members to serve their clients in the U.S. and worldwide, interact for the purpose of facilitating client referrals, enhance value of service to clients of members and develop new clients and new business for members. In the U.S., SLR has one firm from each state and the District of Columbia. Firms are selected for their experience in government relations and administrative and regulatory law at the state and national level. Snell & Wilmer is a member of SLR for Utah and Arizona. For more information, visit www.statelaw.org.
Ms. Dragoo’s practice emphases are: natural resources, coal law, water law, environmental law, public land law, administrative law and government relations. She is a registered lobbyist in the State of Utah. She is a member of the Leadership Council for the American Bar Association’
s Section on Environment, Energy & Resources (“SEER”), and a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She is the immediate past President of the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute, a former member of the Executive Committee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and is the Utah State Bar’s Trustee to the Foundation. She serves on the Board of Directors of the National Mining Association and the Utah Mining Association. Ms. Dragoo is listed in Best Lawyers in America®
(2006-2013) for Energy Law, Environmental Law, Environmental Litigation, Government Relations Practice, Mining Law, and Natural Resources Law; Chambers
USA (2010-2011) for Energy & Natural Resources; and Mountain States Super Lawyers
® (2007-2011) for Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental. Ms. Dragoo earned her J.D. from the University of Utah College of Law and her LL.M. in Environmental and Land Use Law from Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri.About Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing in nine locations throughout the western United States and in Mexico, including Salt Lake City, Utah; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles and Orange County, California; Denver, Colorado; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.swlaw.com