Arati Raghavan

Practice Areas

Arati joined Lear & Lear, LLP, in 2010, with a practice background in natural resources and public lands law, with an emphasis on mineral, oil, and gas development, mining claims, timber and logging, leasing practices, and associated liabilities. Arati has significant experience with complex title examinations of private, Federal, and State lands in Pennsylvania, Montana, North Dakota, and Utah, as well as the preparation of drilling, lease acquisition, and drilling and division order opinions. She also has experience with administrative hearings and appeals and general litigation, and advises and assists clients with transactional matters, real property related instruments, title curative documents, agency proceedings, and research and analysis of novel legal issues.


  • Attorney, Lear & Lear, L.L.P., Salt Lake City, Utah (2010 - Present)
  • Law Clerk/Attorney, State of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, Salt Lake City, Utah (2006-2010)
  • Research Assistant, Glen Canyon Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah (2005)
  • Intern, Department of Interior, Officer of Solicitor, Salt Lake City, Utah (2005)


  • University of Utah (J.D., 2006)
    • Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resource Law
  • Oberlin College (B.A. 1997)

Membership and Activities

  • Utah State Bar Association
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Central Utah Bar Association
  • Minority Bar Association
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Utah Association of Professional Landmen

Supreme Court of Utah
United States District Court for the District of Utah


Phone: 801-538-5008



Lear & Lear, PLLC is an energy boutique law firm with extensive experience in traditional and renewable energy sources. Our team of attorneys have years of experience helping clients reach their legal and business goals in a timley and affordable manner.

Office Locations

808 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Phone: 801-538-5000
Fax: 801-538-5001