Forty-two years in the Oil & Gas business. I began my career in the land and legal departments of Skelly Oil Company, Texasgulf Inc. and Damson Oil Corporation. Since entering the private law practice in 1980, I have been a principal or associated in different capacities with several Houston area law firms engaged in the energy law practice, with a focus on exploration and production related transactions, mineral and leasehold title examination and due diligence for leasehold acquisitions. I have maintained my AV peer review rating by Martindale Hubbell since 1982 and I became Board Certified in Oil, Gas & Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2010. I am a graduate of the University of Texas McCombs School of Business and the University of Texas School of Law. I am licensed in Texas, Colorado, North Dakota and Pennsylvania.