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Daniel Franklin - Managing Partner

Daniel M. Franklin is a Partner at CH&F where his practice focuses oil and gas title and transactional services. He represents oil and gas companies in the purchase and sale of properties and in the negotiation and drafting of exploration, operating, leasing, and master service agreements. Mr. Franklin also assists clients with various title issues, including the preparation of title opinions covering fee, state, and federal lands.

Prior to joining CH&F, Daniel worked as an Associate for Davis Graham and Stubbs and as landman for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation where he assisted in the development of oil and gas assets in Colorado and Wyoming.

Daniel earned his J.D. with honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the Oil & Gas, Nat. Resources & Energy Journal. He graduated with a M.Ed. and B.S. from the University of Oklahoma. While in undergrad, Mr. Franklin played football for the University of Oklahoma and was a four-year letter winner and Academic All Big 12.

Bar Admissions

• Colorado & Wyoming




University of Oklahoma, College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2016

University of Oklahoma
Masters of Adult and Higher Education, 2012

University of Oklahoma
Bachelor of Science, 2011