Babst Calland Opens Houston Office,
Merges with Lawyers from The Chambers Law Firm, PLLC
Les R. Chambers joins Babst Calland as managing shareholder of Babst Calland’s Houston office; Ryan A. Chambers, and Coleman G. Anglin join the Firm as shareholders, and Nataliya K. Tipton as associate in the Energy and Natural Resources Practice.
“These highly-regarded oil and gas attorneys are a natural fit in advancing our Firm’s vision to continue to expand our geographic footprint to serve clients’ needs in the development of the Permian Basin and other major and emerging shale plays in the country.” Donald C. Bluedorn II, Managing Shareholder, Babst Calland
Babst Calland’s team in Houston, Texas, led by Les Chambers, provides senior level counsel to clients seeking experience with legal and regulatory matters pertaining to the oil and gas industry. Our Houston office is integrated with the Firm’s larger multidisciplinary Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group and works collaboratively with experienced attorneys across legal disciplines on matters related to construction, corporate and commercial, employment and labor, environmental, land use, litigation, mineral title, pipeline safety, and real estate.
Our Houston attorneys are actively involved in representing exploration and production companies in the Mid-Continent (which includes Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma) and Appalachian Basin. We counsel clients on a variety of legal and regulatory matters, particularly in the areas of oil and gas, property, and transactional law and all aspects of oil and gas title examination and analysis process for the development of the Permian Basin and other major and emerging shale plays in the United States. In addition, Babst Calland’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Practice Group represents clients throughout the United States on matters relating to pipeline safety and the transportation of hazardous materials.
We stay current on all developments in oil and gas law unique to the region, and provide practical and cost-effective representation in a broad range of services, including:
- mineral title and title curative services
- due diligence examination and analysis
- oil and gas lease sales and acquisitions
- business and land transactions
- commercial contracts and agreements
- surface real estate matters
- surface use and seismic agreements
- contractual and regulatory matters
- complex commercial litigation
Attorneys based in our Houston office are admitted to practice in Texas and are members of the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of State Bar of Texas. They are also active in numerous industry and trade associations, including the American Association of Professional Landmen, the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.