Excavating and extracting the richest legal solutions.

Whether advising on mineral leases, permitting, regulatory compliance, or the purchase and sale of mineral assets, the Spencer Fane Mining team brings deep knowledge of the mining industry and the markets for minerals to the legal and business counsel it provides to clients.


Minimizing business risks, maximizing opportunities

Spencer Fane attorneys provide comprehensive legal services to domestic and international companies that explore, mine, process, and sell base and precious metals including gold, silver, copper, and industrial minerals, along with oil and gas.

The Spencer Fane Mining team advises on:

  • Purchase and sale of mines and mineral properties
  • Mineral title examination and opinions
  • Royalty agreements
  • Mining leases
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Permitting
  • Financing
  • Public lands