Dennis R. Very is a partner in Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Corporate Department and a member of Dinsmore’s Shale Group. Mr. Very’s experience includes: 1) managing the legal affairs while acting as the Chief Compliance Officer for an Appalachian basin based oil and gas exploration and production company, and 2) seventeen years experience as a complex commercial litigator which provides a unique insight benefitting his oil and gas as well as his other clients.
For his oil and gas clients, Mr. Very has advised, drafted, analyzed and negotiated drilling, site access, surface access and use, midstream and gathering, license, master service, microseismic, water, license, easement, and purchase and sale agreements. Mr. Very has analyzed risk profiles and initiated and developed risk mitigation programs – including the analysis of contractual indemnities and risk exposure; worked with safety personnel to develop a more thorough safety program; developed a Compliance Plan while presenting internal training programs. Mr. Very has also analyzed and ensured that the proper corporate documentation was in place. Mr. Very has managed litigation and pre-litigation to avoid the formal initiation of lawsuits, advised and counseled on a variety of employment issues as well as the best practices for management of public relations.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Dennis R. Very