Denise Dragoo

06 September 2018

At Snell & Wilmer, Denise Dragoo focuses her practice in natural resources and environmental law, including coal, water, mining, public land and issues affecting the oil and gas industry, mine safety and health law. She practices before the Board of Oil, Gas and Mining, the Utah State Engineer, the United States Department of the Interior, Board of Land Appeals and state and federal courts. Prior to Snell & Wilmer, Dragoo served as Special Assistant Utah Attorney General to the Utah Board and Division of Oil, Gas & Mining and was responsible for drafting the Utah Coal Mining and Reclamation Act.

Dragoo has served as a member of the Leadership Council for the American Bar Association’s Section on Environment, Energy & Resources and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She is a former member of the Executive Committee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and is the Utah State Bar’s Trustee to the Foundation. She served four terms on the Utah State Bar Commission, was a member of the Board of Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake and was an officer and board member of Women Lawyers of Utah.

Dragoo received a B.A. from the University of Colorado and her J.D. from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. She also received a Masters of Law in Environmental Law and Land Use from the Washington University School of Law, in St. Louis, Missouri.


Denise Dragoo can be reached at Snell & Wilmer |  | 801-257-1998

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