Eric Ocwieja

Eric Ocwieja




Eric practices Oil and Gas Law with a focus on North Dakota and the Bakken.

He received his B.A. from Michigan State University and his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School in Michigan. He also holds an advanced (LL.M.) degree in Natural Resources Law with a specialization in Energy Law from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. After graduating law school but prior to his decision to specialize in Oil and Gas, Eric worked as an attorney in his home state of Michigan. Before making the transition to practicing law on a full-time basis with the Kuiper Law Firm, Eric spent the past 12 years working nearly every basin in the Lower 48 as a Land Negotiator and Land Manager for various companies including Occidental Petroleum and Oasis Petroleum. His career as a Land Manager has equipped him with the pragmatism and day-to-day advice that his clients find valuable. He lives in the Houston area with his wife, Lindsey, two kids, Ike and Nellie, and his three Boston Terriers.

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Admitted to Bar:
North Dakota

Oil and Gas; Acquisitions and Divestitures; Negotiations; Bankruptcy

Michigan State University (B.A.)
Wayne State University (J.D.)
University of Denver Sturm College of Law (LL.M) in Natural Resources Law (Energy specialization)