Served as operations counsel and head of litigation for the exploration and production division of a publicly-traded (American Stock Exchange) oil and gas company.
Lead attorney in trial and appeal of Republic Petroleum LLC v. Dynamic Offshore Resources NS LLC and W&T Offshore Inc., 474 S.W.3d 424 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2015, pet. denied) which concerned issues of standing and capacity to sue for contract breach and damages.
Lead attorney in trial and appeal of Williams v. Dardenne, 345 S.W.3d 118 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2011, pet. denied) which concerned the element of reliance in fraudulent inducement claims and which upheld the viability of “as is” real estate sales contracts in Texas.
Participated in trial and appeal of Jinkins v. Bryan, 763 S.W.2d 539 (Tex. App.—Amarillo 1988, writ denied), a seminal case concerning the distinction between “dry gas” and “casinghead gas,” which serves as an interpretive guide to the statutory definition of “dry gas” found at Texas Natural Resources Code Sec. 86.002(7).