Robert D. Comer, a mining, energy and infrastructure lawyer, has joined Norton Rose Fulbright’s Denver, Colorado, office as a partner.
Comer joins Norton Rose Fulbright from Jackson Kelly PLLC. With more than 25 years of experience in natural resources and environmental law, his practice focuses on regulatory, compliance, permitting and operating issues in the mining, oil, gas, energy, and other related industries.
Comer previously served as associate solicitor and Rocky Mountain regional solicitor at the US Department of the Interior, where he handled legal strategy on mining, oil, gas, energy, land use, and water matters. He has experience regarding natural resource permitting and the National Environmental Policy Act, including related litigation and corporate law.
Comer currently serves as chair of the Colorado Bar Association’s Natural Resources and Energy Section. Admitted to practice in Colorado, Comer received his Juris Doctor from the University of the Colorado School of Law and his bachelor’s degree in environmental biology and conservation from the University of Colorado. The former chair of the American Bar Association’s Public Lands and Resources, Mining, and Water Quality and Wetlands committees earned his MFS in Natural Resource Management and Ecology from Yale University.