Corey Neller’s primary practice area is civil litigation, with a specific focus upon energy litigation. Corey is licensed to practice law in both Oklahoma and Kansas. For the last eight years, Corey’s practice has included litigation associated with underground natural gas storage facilities, including the deliverability and expansion of such storage facilities. In addition, Corey is involved with Oklahoma Lawyers for Children and through this organization represents alleged deprived, neglected and/or abused children in matters before the state. Corey is a member of various bar organizations, including the American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, and has served on the Oklahoma Bar Association Fee Grievance & Ethics Committee. Corey is admitted to practice in all federal and state courts in Oklahoma and Kansas. Corey is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Corey is from the small town of Jones, Oklahoma. Corey graduated from the University of Oklahoma, College of Law, where she was involved with several student organizations, including student government. While obtaining her undergraduate degree, Corey was elected to the Student Supreme Court and served as its Chief Justice during her final year of undergraduate work. Corey is married and has two young children (both boys).
- B.S., University of Central Oklahoma, Political Science
- J.D., University of Oklahoma College of Law
Representative Description of Cases and Projects
- Served as National Counsel in an effort to coordinate litigation discovery efforts for a multinational company in connection with the specific areas of the company’s litigation;
- Management of condemnation action encompassing more than 9,000 acres for purposes of securing future stability of underground storage facilities;
- Management of condemnation effort encompassing more than 3,000 acres for purposes of securing future stability of underground storage facilities;
- Assisted in preparing technical application and data responses before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission;
- Management of cases involving the Natural Gas Act;
- Managed large royalty interest owner class action lawsuits;
- Qui Tam litigation;
- ERISA case work with extensive administrative records;
- Small business corporate formation, including formation of medical professional corporations;
- Protracted work on Lawyers for Children cases resulting in successful adoption and successful reunification of children with their families.
- ENOGEX vs. COOG (Trial Fraudulent Transfer Act claims) (United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma) (2004).
- In Re: Natural Gas Royalties Qui Tam Litigation (MDL Docket No. 1293) (2002 – 2007).
- Northern Natural Gas vs. L.D. Drilling, et al. (United States District Court for District of Kansas, and Kansas State Court Litigation) (work includes FERC support, Appeals to 10th Circuit and Kansas Supreme Courtfor underground natural gas storage field claims) (2006 to present).
- Northern Natural Gas vs. Approx. 9117.53 Acres in Pratt, Kingman and Reno Counties, Kansas (United States District Court for the District of Kansas) (Commission Hearing on condemnation valuations held April-June 2014; Following three month long trial the Commissioner found favorably for client) (2010-present).