Professor of Law, University of Wyoming
Tara Righetti is an SER Professor of Law in the College of Law at the University of Wyoming. Her research focuses on legal issues related to energy and climate governance, carbon capture and sequestration, subsurface trespass, split estates and public land, and property theory. She teaches core courses in energy law at the College of Law and in the School of Energy Resources Professional Land Management Concentration. She served as the Director for the Professional Land Management concentration from January 2016 to August 2020. Prior to joining the University of Wyoming College of Law and SER faculty in the fall of 2014, she served as CEO and general counsel of a privately owned upstream oil and gas company. She is a member of the state bars of Texas and California, a Certified Professional Landman, and a member of AAPL.