Seasoned Mining Practitioner Don Ewigleben Joins Holland & Hart’s Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Practice

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Donald Ewigleben has joined Holland & Hart LLP in the firm’s Denver Tech Center office as Of Counsel, bringing extensive mining operations experience to the firm’s Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources practice.

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His deep knowledge of the mining industry and his experience in planning, developing, and successfully operating large mines adds valuable depth to our team.

Donald Ewigleben has joined Holland & Hart LLP in the firm’s Denver Tech Center office as Of Counsel, bringing extensive mining operations experience to the firm’s Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources practice. Ewigleben’s addition will enhance the firm’s ability to assist mining clients to proactively handle permitting, regulatory, environment, government affairs, mergers and acquisitions, and other legal matters.

Ewigleben has more than 35 years of experience in the mining industry. He has held senior positions at large international producers and smaller public companies with mineral exploration and development projects. He has worked in a legal or executive capacity at several major gold mining companies in North America, with extensive experience in Alaska, Colorado, Washington, and Nevada. He understands all aspects of the mining industry from initial exploration through development, construction, production, shut down, and reclamation.

“We are pleased to have Ewigleben join Holland & Hart’s team serving the interests of our mining industry clients,” said Kelly Johnson, the firm’s Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Practice Group Leader. “His deep knowledge of the mining industry and his experience in planning, developing, and successfully operating large mines adds valuable depth to our team.”

Most recently, Ewigleben was CEO of International Tower Hill Mines, Ltd., which is developing the Livengood Gold Project in Fairbanks, Alaska. Prior to that, he was President, CEO, and Director of Uranium Resources Inc., a publicly traded uranium producer. His career also includes tenures as President, CEO, General Counsel and other executive functions with AngloGold Ashanti North America, as well as Executive Officer – Law, Safety, Health & Environment & General Counsel for its parent company, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Early in his career, he had significant roles with gold producer Echo Bay Mines Ltd., AMAX Gold and AMAX Coal.

Holland & Hart’s Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources group is one of the largest and most highly recognized environmental and energy practices in the nation. As industries have evolved, Holland & Hart has kept pace with expertise that includes everything from oil and gas and mining to alternative energy and renewable sources. With nearly 70 years of practice under our belts, we offer clients extensive knowledge of transactions, regulatory compliance, legislation, litigation, and other aspects related to energy and natural resources concerns.

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