Sky Andrew Scherer has devoted a substantial part of his career to representing clients in oil and gas-related disputes throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, Kansas and other states. His experience has involved significant class actions, including nationwide class actions pertaining to alleged underpayment of royalties. He has significant experience in post-production costs, gas and oil accounting, pricing and measurement cases.
Sky provides invaluable expertise for clients involved in complex disputes, with a unique understanding of how to manage large cases and sizeable dockets efficiently and effectively. Sky has recently leveraged this knowledge outside the oil and gas arena, assisting several clients in responding to U.S. Department of Justice Civil Antitrust investigations related to mergers and acquisitions.
In addition, Sky has extensive experience with various review and discovery software solutions and has completed both analytics and administrative training with the Relativity® e-discovery solution. His civil litigation experience includes e-discovery and document reviews pertaining to all aspects of the discovery process, from identification and retention to collection, processing, review, and post-production litigation support.
Sky has become an invaluable member of the firm’s representation for clients involved in large, complex disputes. He led a team of more than 40 lawyers who reviewed more than two million pages of documents for a Fortune 500 client in connection with qui tam action in federal court. The matter was related to allegations of underpayment of royalties, fraud, and violations of Minerals Management Service (MMS) regulations.
In another case, Sky assembled and managed lawyer teams to assist a client with responding to U.S. Department of Justice subpoena and Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs) related to merger and acquisition, all in less than 48 hours.
Sky’s experience in oil and gas litigation includes:
Sky has assisted in the representation of a telecommunications company in antitrust action in federal court. He has also assisted in representing a national real estate company in commercial lease disputes.