Energy Litigation

Today more than ever, energy companies find themselves in need of trusted representation from counsel who understand the increasingly complex issues emerging in this challenging and rapidly evolving industry.

Our energy litigators have vast experience in a wide variety of energy disputes and in trying energy-related cases around the country in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels, regulatory agencies and administrative judges. We have a proven record of achieving favorable outcomes from small disputes up to significant national class actions and other large, multi-party disputes.

Our Areas of Expertise

  • Operators and non-operators
  • Lease maintenance and termination
  • Investors and promoters
  • Oil field operations
  • Midstream and transportation
  • Natural gas contracts
  • Gas plant accounting
  • Pooling and unitization
  • Royalty claims
  • Land and lease titles
  • Bankruptcy adversary proceedings

Access to Resources and General Counsel Capabilities

As a firm offering expertise across many disciplines, Gray Reed is uniquely positioned to effectively represent and counsel the energy industry in litigation matters ranging from the routine to the most complex. When a client's need goes beyond the expertise of our trial lawyers, we can call upon a worldwide network of lawyers for international and cross-border issues and our own energy industry team of attorneys with a range of practices, all focused on the oil and gas industry.  This includes energy transactionsmergers & acquisitionsprivate equitylabor & employmenttaxreal estateconstructionbankruptcy and commercial litigation.These resources allow us to serve as outside general counsel for our clients and help solve nearly any issue they may face in the life cycle of their business.

Why Energy Clients Feel at Home at Gray Reed

Your experience with our energy litigation team will be fully aligned with your goals and objectives and tailored specifically to how you want to do business with us. Our lawyers are adaptable and nimble – you will never be forced into a box that doesn’t fit your opportunity or problem, or your needs and desires. Whether we are your longtime advisor or hired to solve your dispute in the courtroom, you’ll be comfortable with our skill and practical approach. We know when to turn up the heat and when collaboration is the smartest way for you to achieve your goals.

Thought Leadership / News
April 6, 2021 
 Speeches and Presentations
What CPAs Should Know About the Taxation of Settlements and Judgments

Texas Society of CPAs - Dallas

March 26, 2021 
 Speeches and Presentations

47th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute

March 23, 2021 
 Speeches and Presentations

Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen / Young Professionals in Energy - Dallas / Women's Energy Network - North Texas / Dallas Geological Society

2021 
 Thought Leadership

Various publications