John B. McFarland - Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody

John B. McFarland

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 512-480-5618

In the last thirty years, Mr. McFarland has negotiated oil and gas leases and lease options covering more than 500,000 acres of land in Texas. His practice also includes negotiation of seismic survey permits, data use licenses, purchase and sales agreements, pipeline easements, and financing agreements covering leasehold, mineral and royalty interests. He obtained Board Certification as a Specialist in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law in December 1986.

Mr. McFarland is the author of the Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog.

Admitted to bar 1975, Texas. Board Certified, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Briefing Attorney to the Honorable Ruel C. Walker and to the Honorable Ross E. Doughty, Supreme Court of Texas, 1975-1976.

Education: Yale University (B.A., cum laude, 1972); University of Texas (J.D., 1975). Order of the Coif.

Yale University

Office Location

401 Congress Avenue, Suite 2200
Austin, TX 78701
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Natural Resources Law of the Austin Metro Area
John B. McFarland has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Environmental
Natural Resources Law (Litigation, Oil & Gas)
Oil and Gas Law