Patrick W. Fitzgerald

Patrick W. Fitzgerald

Of Counsel
Location:
Denver, Colorado
Phone:
970-367-4373
720-515-5947
Fax:
303-292-4568
Email:

Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, Ph.D., Ed.D., J.D. is Senior Partner in the law firm Fitzgerald & Associates with offices in Dallas and Oklahoma City and Of Counsel with Cantafio Eddington PC with offices in Denver and Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He specializes in various areas of law related to the oil and gas industry.

At Oklahoma Baptist University, he developed and teaches all parts of the Energy Land Management Certificate Program, teaches in the MBA program in Energy Management and teaches graduate finance and economics courses. Concurrently, he is a Distinguished Visiting Industry Expert in Energy Management and Petroleum Land Practices in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. He is also a Visiting Scholar in Finance in the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma and a Lecturer in Energy Finance with the University of Colorado Denver. At Texas Christian University, he is a Distinguished Scholar and Expert with the Energy Institute. He developed and taught all parts of the Petroleum Land Management Certificate Program for the University of Texas at Austin and is an Affiliated Scholar in the Center for Global Energy, International Arbitration and Environmental Law at The University of Texas School of Law. He has taught for the McGuire Energy Institute in the Cox School of Business of Southern Methodist University and regularly teaches the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL).

Dr. Fitzgerald is the author of Understanding and Negotiating the Oil & Gas Farmout Agreement and several "must have" texts soon to be published by the (AAPL), including Critical Title Issues and The Landsman's Deskbook and Understanding and Negotiating the Oil and Gas Lease being co-authored with Ralph Cantafio. He is a regular contributor to Landman.

He is also active with NALTA and was a featured speaker in Baltimore at the 2012 annual meeting and will be speaking at the 2013 annual meeting in Albuquerque.

Areas of Practice

  • Oil and Gas

Published Works

  • Author, Critical Title Issues and The Landsman's Deskbook
  • Author, Understanding and Negotiating the Oil and Gas Lease

Classes/Seminars

  • Energy Land Management Certificate Program, Oklahoma Baptist University
  • MBA program in Energy Management, Oklahoma Baptist University
  • Graduate Finance and Economics courses, Oklahoma Baptist University
  • Lecturer, Energy Finance with the University of Colorado Denver
  • Petroleum Land Management Certificate Program for the University of Texas
  • Featured Speaker, Baltimore Annual Meeting, 2012 - Present
  • Speaker, Albuquerque Annual Meeting, 2013 - Present