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Drake D. Hill

Drake D. Hill

Practice areas:

Litigation, Oil & Gas, Environmental and Natural Resources, Tax

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Environmental and Natural Resources: 20%
  3. Oil & Gas: 20%
  4. Tax: 10%



Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Christopher Grant Humphrey

    If I ever have a question about Oil and Gas, Drake D. Hill is who I would call. I highly recommend and endorse Mr. Hill.


    Christopher Humphrey Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John E. Masters

    I endorse this lawyer. Drake is one of the preeminent attorneys in the Rocky Mountains with respect to oil and gas matters and related mineral law issues.


    John Masters Business Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Hill Law Firm

2616 Carey Ave
Cheyenne, WY, 82001-3050



WYAuthorized to practice law199608/27/2015
MINot authorized to practice-Administrative198809/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Hugo AwardWyoming Attorney General1999
Book award, Federal CourtsAmerican Jurisprudence1988

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
FounderHill Law Firm2015 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Wyoming Advisory Committee to U.S. Civil Rights CommissionMember2010 - Present
Wyoming Republican PartyChairman2005 - 2007
Wyoming State Bar AssociationChairman, Lawyer Mentoring Committee1997 - 1999
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law FoundationN/A1988 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Amoco Production Co. v. Southern Ute Indian Tribe, United States Supreme CourtSuccessful defense of private ownership of natural gas
Morris v. CMS EnergySuccessful interpretation of Wyoming Royalty Payment ACt

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Publication NameTitleDate
Wyoming Law ReviewWyoming's Powder River Basin: A Study In Federal Royalty Valuation2005
Wyoming Law ReviewThe Split Estates: Communication and Education Versus Litigation2004


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wyoming College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Wyoming AdvisoryOil and Gas Updates2015