Attorneys

Dante Tomassoni

Bachelor's Degree

College of St. Scholastica (B.A., summa cum laude, 2005)

Juris Doctor:

University of North Dakota School of Law (J.D., with Academic Distinction, 2008)

With Fryberger Since:

2016

Admitted to Practice:

Minnesota, North Dakota, Colorado, Montana, U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota, Colorado and Montana.
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

REPRESENTATION EXPERIENCE:

  • Representation of clients before the North Dakota Industrial Commission in spacing and unitization, pooling, salt water disposal, flaring, risk penalty, and a variety of contested cases.
  • Oil and gas related litigation in federal and state court.
  • Oil and gas transactional representation, including drafting and reviewing farm-out agreements, joint operating agreements, assignments of oil and gas interests, oil and gas leasing agreements.
  • Oil, gas, and mineral title examination and preparation of drilling, division order, and supplemental title opinions.
  • Pipeline and rights of way related litigation.
  • Emergency response to work-site death and injury, including management during OSHA inspection and liability assessment.
  • Advisement of clients owning non-operating interests in the Bakken, Three-Forks, and Rocky Mountain regions.
  • Real estate development, construction, and operations litigation.

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES:

  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • North Dakota Petroleum Council
  • Landman’s Association of North Dakota
  • Colorado Oil and Gas Association
  • American Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • State Bar Association of North Dakota
  • American Bar Association (Natural Resources Section)
  • Big Muddy Bar Association
  • Denver Association of Oil and Gas Attorneys
  • Federal Bar Association - ND Chapter, President
  • Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater North Dakota Chamber