Case Results

  • Closing Deals Real Property Law and Utility Regulation

    Drafted and negotiated water and wastewater utility service agreements between developers, MUD’s, and utilities on an on-going basis.

  • Contested Case Defense Environmental Regulation and Oil & Gas Permitting

    Defended a saltwater disposal well owner/operator against a protest filed by a groundwater conservation district and by a competing saltwater disposal operator at the Railroad Commission of Texas.

  • Multi-Million Dollar Grant Acquisition ETC Designation at the PUC

    Represented companies before the Public Utility Commission of Texas, successfully acquiring ETC Designation to facilitate dispersal of millions of dollars in federal grant monies.

  • Settlement Negotiations Utility Regulation of RV Parks

    Settled a contested case at the pre-hearing stage with respect to electric utility regulation of an RV Park by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.

  • $300,000 Recovered Oil & Gas Royalties
    Recovered over $300,000 in royalty owner’s escrow funds from a major oil and gas company
  • Fine Reduction Oil & Gas Law

    Reduced environmental fines originally owed to the State by tens of thousands of dollars on behalf of our client.

  • Successful Defense Land Use Rights Case

    Successfully defended a utility company in a land-use rights case.

  • Public-Private Partnership Refinancing Public-Private Partnerships

    Represented a water supply corporation in a major refinancing of its public-private partnership.

  • Successful Acquisition Closed Mergers & Acquisitions

    Closed a multi-million-dollar acquisition of a federally-regulated business.

  • Successfully Defended an Oil & Gas Application Obtaining Permits
    Successfully defended oil and gas operators’ disposal permit applications at the Railroad Commission of Texas from multiple intervenors.
  • Successful Condemnation of Private Easement Condemnation Defense

    Successfully negotiated a settlement offer worth hundreds of thousands of dollars between an entity and the State for condemnation of a private easement.

  • Finalized the Sale of Large Water Permits Selling Water Rights:

    Represented landowners before the Edwards Aquifer Authority and finalized the sale of large water permits to both public and private entities.