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Overview

Brett is a corporate attorney who focuses his practice on helping clients optimize transactions in the renewable energy sector.

Brett assists clients in solar, wind, energy storage, midstream oil and gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and gas-fired generation. He routinely helps developers, sponsors, financiers and investors navigate the federal and state energy regulatory aspects of large multistate projects. He guides clients through acquisitions, mergers and divestitures of corporations and corporate assets.

Clients appreciate Brett’s deep knowledge of administrative and regulatory law and his ability to counsel on compliance, enforcement, permitting and due diligence during project development and long-term planning. Brett’s legal experience includes working with electric utilities, power generators, retail electric providers and industrial energy consumers. He has handled complex matters and contested cases at the State Office of Administrative Hearings involving the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).

Dedicated to
pro bono service.
Dedicated to
pro bono service.

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Education

  • J.D., University of Oklahoma College of Law
    • Certificate in Energy Law
    • Energy Resource Law Student Association
  • B.A., University of Texas at Dallas
    • Economics

Admissions

  • Texas

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • State Bar of Texas, 2015 present
  • Houston Bar Association, 2021-present
Experience
  • Advised large private equity fund in its approximately $2B acquisition of 25 percent equity interest in liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility.
  • Advised large oil and gas company in its $5.6B acquisition of upstream and midstream crude oil assets in Alaska.
  • Advised large private equity fund in its $900M acquisition of equity interest in portfolio of utility scale wind and solar projects across multiple states.
  • Advised large oil company in its $400M divestiture of producing, unconventional wellbores.
  • Represented client in transfer of ownership of nuclear generation plant.
  • Served as third chair in Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN) proceeding at Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT).
Outside the Office

Brett and his family enjoy skiing, camping, hiking, trips to national parks, traveling to college and professional sporting events, and the beach. Because Brett’s a history buff, a former battlefield or ancient ruin is another occasional travel destination. He and his wife also cheer on their two daughters’ sporting events. Brett follows college and pro sports, too – he’s a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers, the Atlanta Braves and – his alma mater – the Sooners.

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