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Jeffrey Leroy Dangeau

Jeffrey Leroy Dangeau

Dangeau Law Firm, PLLC
  • Business Law, Energy, Oil & Gas Law, Real Estate Law...
  • Arkansas
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Summary

Business Attorney licensed in Arkansas with 30 years experience in energy, utility, corporate and real estate law, government relations, and real estate investment and management. 22 years experience as member of business management teams. Strong legal and business writing skills with clear and concise writing and oral presentation styles.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Public Utility Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arkansas
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Dangeau Law Firm, PLLC
- Current
Business, Utility, Energy, Regulatory, and Real Estate Law
Owner
Dangeau Properties
- Current
Residential real estate leasing and management
General Counsel & Secretary
Arkansas Western Gas Company
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General Counsel & Secretary; Board of Directors; Reported directly to President; Member of customer service focused executive management team which increased the value of company leading up to its sale to SourceGas in 2008 by providing the best energy value to customers and improving regulatory relationships; Advised executive officers on all legal aspects of the company’s business; Facilitated, drafted and updated annually the company’s first strategic plan; Represented the Company before the the Public Service Commissions of Arkansas and Missouri and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, including rule-making, natural gas pipeline projects, rate increases, and energy efficiency; Managed and worked closely with outside counsel on public utility regulatory litigation; Argued cases before the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals of Arkansas and Missouri; Chairman, Southwestern Energy Political Action Committee; Drafted and lobbied for and against legislation before the Arkansas General Assembly; represented the company before local governments
Attorney & Assistant Secretary
Southwestern Energy Company
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Managed a 4 member legal department and reported directly to CEO; Advised executive officers and board of directors on all legal aspects of the company’s business; Member of management team negotiating and drafting documents for and obtaining regulatory approval for mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity issuances, and real estate development; Represented the company in numerous regulatory proceedings before the Public Service Commissions of Arkansas and Missouri, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission, including rule-making, rate increases and natural gas pipeline projects including the NOARK Intrastate Pipeline stretching from Northwest Arkansas to Northeast Arkansas; Managed and worked with outside counsel on complex oil and gas and utility litigation; Argued cases before the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals of Arkansas and Missouri; Drafted proxy statements and notices for annual shareholders meeting; Worked with outside counsel on drafting documents related to mergers and acquisitions and issuances of corporate debt and equity; Filed stock ownership and transactions reports for corporate officers and directors; Chairman, Southwestern Energy Political Action Committee; Drafted and lobbied for and against legislation before the Arkansas General Assembly; represented the company before local governments; Board of Directors, Arkansas Western Employees’ Credit Union
Education
University of Arkansas School of Law
J.D. (1986) | Law
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Honors: Arkansas Law Review: Student Writings Editor
University of Central Arkansas
B.B.A. (1983) | Economics
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Professional Associations
Arkansas State Bar
Member
- Current
Arkansas Bar Association
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
Dangeau Law Firm, PLLC
3284 N. Rom Orchard Rd.
Fayetteville, AR 72703
USA
Cell: (479) 409-7265
Fax: (479) 966-4090