The Trustees of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (the “Foundation”) are pleased to announce that the University of Minnesota Law School has been admitted to the Foundation’s Trustees Council as a new Constituent Law School.


Professor Alexandra Klass will be the first Trustee from the University of Minnesota. Professor Klass teaches and writes in the areas of energy law, environmental law, natural resources law, tort law, and property law, She is a co-author of Energy Law: Concepts and Insights Series (Foundation Press 2017), Energy Law and Policy (West Academic Publishing 2d ed. 2018), Natural Resources Law: A Place-Based Book of Problems and Cases (Wolters Kluwer, 4th ed., 2018), and The Practice and Policy of Environmental Law (Foundation Press, 4th ed. 2017). Professor Klass was named the Stanley V. Kinyon Teacher of the Year for 2009-2010, and she served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 2010-2012.


The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation is a collaborative educational non-profit organization dedicated to the scholarly and practical study of the law and regulations relating to oil and gas, mining, water, public lands, energy, and related areas of environmental and international law. The Foundation’s Constituent Organizations promote these educational objectives. 


The Trustees Council now includes 66 Constituent Organizations, including 34 law schools, 13 bar associations, and 19 oil and gas and mining associations.