Lawrence V. Robertson, Jr. – Of Counsel



Practice Areas:
  • Energy
  • Public Utilities
  • Natural Resources
  • Water Rights
  • Administrative
  • Environment

Born in Tucson, Arizona, June 28, 1938; admitted to bar, 1964, Arizona and U.S. District Court, 1966, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1968, Nevada and U.S. Supreme Court; 1972, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; 1979, District of Columbia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth and Fifth Circuits; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit and U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1994, Texas and Colorado; 1996, Montana and Wyoming.


University of North Carolina (1956-1958); Stanford University (B.A., 1960; J.D., 1964), Phi Beta Kappa. Author, “Extra-territorial Enforcement of Foreign Tax Obligations,” Arizona Law Review, 1966; “The Insanity Defensein Arizona: A Study in Enigma and Emasculation,” Arizona Bar Journal, 1966.


Best Lawyers in America, Energy Law (2008-2015), Natural Resources (2011-2015); Corporate Counsel Top Lawyers, Energy Law (2009-2012).


Secretary and General Counsel, Southwest Gas Corporation (1967-1972); Vice President and General Attorney, Tucson Electric Power Company (1972-1977); Vice-President, Secretary and General Counsel, Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (1978-1981); Private Practice (1981-1989); Legal Advisor, Undersecretary of Energy, (1990-1991) and Deputy General Counsel (1991-1993), U.S. Department of Energy. Judge Pro Tem, Pima County (Arizona) Superior Court (1996-1997). Member, Arizona Water Banking Authority Study Commission (1996-1998); Governor’s Water Management Commission, Technical Advisory Committee (2000 – 2001); Governor’s Water Management Commission (2001 – 2002); Tucson Water Resources Council (Member, Board of Directors, 1995 – 2001). Tubac Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (2003-2007); Tubac Historical Society, Board of Directors (2007-2013); Western Art Patrons , Tucson Museum of Art, Board of Directors (2008-Present). Member: State Bar of Arizona; State Bar of Montana; State Bar of Nevada; State Bar of Wyoming; State Bar of Texas; The District of Columbia Bar; Colorado Bar Association; Mediation, and Energy Panels, American Arbitration Association; Founding Fellow, Arizona Bar Foundation.