Expertise in commercial legal matters as a transactional lawyer for large and small businesses, including electric cooperatives, especially related to real estate transactions and development, including eminent domain matters related to railroads and electric transmission lines, as well as certificates of licensing thereof; environmental compliance related to pulp, paper and forest products industry (including Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act issues); and commercial transactions including building-supply and corrugated packaging sales and sourcing contracts; timber and other mineral rights; and similar matters. Representative transactions included involvement in $30 million rail yard acquisition on behalf of BNSF Railway Company, in CA, and $2.4 billion timberlands sale, in TX and GA, and separation agreements related to spinoffs of two publicly traded companies, Guaranty Financial Group and Forestar Real Estate Group, from Temple-Inland.
Specialties: Negotiation, drafting, and review of various types of commercial contracts, leases, easements, rail trackage rights agreements, governing documents and other complex agreements. Overseeing environmental compliance practice areas of Fortune 500 level pulp, paper and forest products company.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2005||05/31/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Dean's Award in the Study of Real Estate Transactions||UT Law School||2005|
|Co-Founding Principal Attorney||Parish & Wright, PLLC||2019 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Austin Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Federalist Society||Member||2002 - Present|
|Association of Corporate Counsel||Member||2007 - 2019|
|Christian Legal Society||Former President of UT Law Chapter||2005 - 2005|
|University of Texas School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||2005|
|American Public Transportation Association Conference||Panelist on Rail Right of Way issues in the NW||2013|
|ITCOS transmission rate case||Successfully administratively approved.|
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