Nirav Patel Authors Column in IEL’s Energy Law Advisor

Nirav Patel authors a column in the Energy Law Advisor titled “Hunting for Title Defects: Does This Common Practice Violate RICO? The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Will Soon Decide.” This column addresses the application of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) and the challenges surrounding competing claims to specific mineral interests.