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Miriam Sweetin

msweetin@fdlaw.com

Assistant

Tonya Tripp
ttripp@fdlaw.com

Education

University of Tulsa, J.D. (with highest honors) (2010); Order of the Curule Chair; Energy Law Journal; Oral Roberts University, B.A. (Summa Cum Laude) (2007)

Admitted to Practice

2010

Miriam Sweetin

Ms. Sweetin is a Tulsa native who joined the firm in 2009. Ms. Sweetin's practice focuses primarily on oil and gas law and litigation, environmental law and litigation, and business modifications to reduce regulatory and litigation risks. Ms. Sweetin specializes in representing clients involved in all types of oil and gas related disputes. She regularly prosecutes and defends suits involving operating agreements, lease provisions, title disputes, indemnity provisions, surface use issues, operator liability, and royalty payment disputes for both corporate and individual clients. She was graduated from the University of Tulsa College of Law second in her class and awarded the degree of Juris Doctor with Highest Honors. Ms. Sweetin was also certified in Energy and Environmental Law and first ranked in the Energy and Resources Law Concentration. Ms. Sweetin takes pride in her ability to work with diverse partners and thoroughly enjoys the practice of law. In her free time, Ms. Sweetin stays current with the oil and gas industry by reading industry publications and engaging with well-known experts and other attorneys in the industry.

Ms. Sweetin's oil and gas and environmental practice includes:

  • General operations (exploration/production and midstream);
  • Accident investigations (OSHA and/or relevant state agencies);
  • Oil & gas transactions (JOAs, AMIs, PSAs, leases, SDAs, joint ventures, etc.);
  • Contract drafting and negotiation;
  • Environmental reviews;
  • Royalty audits; and
  • Providing legal opinions regarding business modifications to reduce risks of regulatory enforcement and/or litigation by private citizens.

Ms. Sweetin assists nonprofit organizations with various legal and policy issues such as:

  • Early childhood education;
  • Public housing (Section 8 and HUD);
  • Federal grant applications; and
  • Privacy concerns.
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