No matter what the type of organization, playing an active role in the political decision-making process and policy formation is no longer a luxury—it is an imperative.
A coronavirus pandemic (or even the threat of such a pandemic) could easily make it more difficult for parties to perform their obligations under many types of contracts—especially contracts requiring travel or involving the delivery of goods and services. In the event that one of the parties to a contract can’t perform as a result of an actual or potential coronavirus outbreak, would the doctrine of force majeure allow them to suspend their performance or terminate the contract?
Senior Legal Counsel, SRC Energy, Inc.
Principal, Moore Environmental Law Group
Senior Counsel, Husch Blackwell LLP
Senior Counsel, Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
Associate Attorney, Baker Botts LLP
An experienced energy attorney, Jason Moore leverages his significant cross-disciplinary transactional, regulatory, litigation and government affairs expertise in his natural resources practice. Jason advises clients in transactions and regulatory compliance in industries ranging from oil and gas to renewable energy to mining. With particular expertise in the upstream oil and gas sector, Jason drafts, reviews and negotiates a wide variety of commercial contracts, including purchase and sale agreements, exchange agreements, surface use agreements, master service contracts, operating agreements, midstream marketing agreements and real estate agreements. He also manages litigation and claims resolution and provides regulatory and government relations counseling regarding oil and gas regulations, including permitting, siting and environmental compliance, including air quality regulations.
Additionally, Jason utilizes his close ties to key decision makers throughout the nation’s oil and gas industry to help him form relationships for his clients.
Prior to joining Brownstein, Jason worked as both in-house and outside counsel for multiple Fortune 500 energy companies and brings a deep understanding of the challenges his clients face and the need for practical, business-focused solutions.
Board of Trustees, Montessori School of Evergreen
EPA Issues Enforcement Discretion Policy During COVID-19
Brownstein Client Alert, March 31, 2020
South Texas Law Review, Assistant Articles Editor
Member, Colorado Bar Association – Natural Resources and Energy Section
Member, American Bar Association - Section of Environment, Energy and Resources
Member, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation