Mining association honors Denver lawyer with prestigious lifetime award

United States Press release - People December 18, 2019

The American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) recently honored Bob Comer (Denver) by presenting him with its most prestigious individual award, the Lifetime Membership Award, for his many years of service to the organization.

Comer, Norton Rose Fulbright's US Co-Head of Mining, received the award at the AEMA's 125th annual meeting in Reno on December 3.

Comer recently concluded his term as the association's President, during which time he led the search for and hiring of the AEMA's new executive director.

A 125-year-old national association, the AEMA represents the minerals industry and advocates for mineral exploration, the mining sector, including the junior mining sector, and access to public lands. AEMA's more than 1,800 members come from every facet of the mining industry, including geology, exploration, mining, engineering, equipment manufacturing, technical services, and sales of equipment and supplies.

Comer continues to serve as an AEMA Trustee. He also serves as a Trustee to the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and on the Advisory Board of the Western Energy Alliance. He is a former senior appointee for the US Department of Interior in Washington, DC.