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William D. Watson

William D. Watson, American lawyer. Decorated 8 Bronze stars. Captain United States Army, 1968-1970, Vietnam. Member Colorado Bar Association, Federal Energy Bar Association, Rocky Mountain Princeton Club (president 1991-1994).

Background

  • Watson, William D. was born on September 1, 1943 in Buffalo. Son of William E. and Dorothy J. (Bowman) Watson.

  • Education

    • Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts, 1965). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, cum laude, 1968).

    Career

    • Worked at Holme Roberts & Owen LLP (Denver, Colorado) specializing in General Civil Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Corporations, Real Estate, Securities, Intellectual Property, Natural Resources, Health Care, Tax and Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Municipal and Finance, Environmental and Hazardous Waste Litigation, Labor and Employment, Banking, Water Rights, Telecommunications, International Business and International Tax. Admitted to the bar, 1971, Colorado.

      Author: "Gas Dispatch, Allocation and Balancing Agreement—A Proposed Form," American Bar Association SONREEL Monograph No. 22, 1994; "The Gas Seller's Companion: A Practical Guide to Gas Contracts," Penn Well Books, 1992. "Conflicts Between Natural Gas Producers and Pipeline Purchasers," 33 Rocky Mtn.

      Min. L. Inst. 3-1, 1988. "Impact of the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 on Gas Wellhead Sales Contracts," 27 Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Inst. 1407, 1982.

      Chairman, Editorial Board, The Public Land and Natural Resources Law Digest, 1990—. Director, Colorado Oil and Gas Association, 1992—. Member: Denver and Colorado Bar Associations.

      Federal Energy Bar Association. Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Military: Captain, United States.

      Army, Field Artillery, 1968-1970. Eight Bronze stars

      Overview: Holme Roberts & Owen LLP was founded in 1898, only 40 years after Denver's birth, by two experienced litigators whose primary clients were railroad and mining companies. Today the firm still represents such interests, among them Southern Pacific Railroad and Newmont Gold Company, but now its lawyers number 180 or more and its clients also include local and national leaders in such industries as telecommunications, banking, corporate finance, health care, electronics and oil and gas.

    Membership

    Member: Denver and Colorado Bar Associations. Federal Energy Bar Association. Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.

    Military: Captain, United States. Army, Field Artillery, 1968-1970. Eight Bronze stars.

    Connections

    • Married Andrea L. Ehudin, December 18, 1971. Children: William A., Graham H.
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    Born September 1, 1943
    (age 74)