Texas Oil and Gas Lawyer
Business Litigation Attorney in Houston
Call (713) 489-1215 Today
Pete T. Patterson is an experienced and results-driven attorney located in the nation's
booming Energy Industry Capital of Houston. He has successfully represented
both individuals and businesses in legal matters surrounding mineral rights,
property disputes, payouts, overrides, etc. In his
25 years of proven advocacy, he has recovered $180+ million and counting for his clients.
Why Hire Our Oil & Gas Litigation Firm?
Pete's qualifications place him in top-percentile groups of lawyers,
- National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
- AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell 10 years in a row
- Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
Selection for Texas
Super Lawyers® 10 years in a row
contact our Houston oil & gas law firm to schedule a private and confidential meeting. You can check out our
case results or personally speak with Pete to find out how we can be of service to you.
What Does Our Oil and Gas Attorney Do?
Oil and gas law is one type of natural resources law, one that is associated
specifically with the exploration, transportation, and production of natural
gas and crude oil. Oil and gas law intersects with many areas of the law,
including, employment law, environmental law, contract law, property law,
and tort law.
In oil and gas litigation, or energy litigation, Pete represents both individuals
and businesses in industry-specific legal matters, such as:
- Mineral rights
- Payout disputes
- Override disputes
- Royalty disputes
- Oil / gas lease agreements
- Competing lease hold rights
- Property disputes
- Title issues
- Ownership issues
- Environmental law
As an experienced oil and gas litigation attorney as well as a
business litigation attorney who is Board Certified in both personal injury trial law and
civil trial law, Pete is well qualified to represent you in your legal
matter. To schedule a private and confidential consultation
contact us today.
Can an Oil and Gas Attorney Help Land Owners Determine Monetary Damages?
Yes. It is important to note, however, that
damages should never be assumed in a pending legal matter. First and foremost,
an oil and gas attorney will focus on helping you to determine and protect your
While laws governing oil and gas related property rights do vary by state,
there is one caveat, which is held as virtually universal: "An owner
of real estate also owns the minerals underneath the surface, unless the
minerals are severed under a preceding deed or an agreement."
Schedule a Consultation
Oil and gas litigation is a complex area of law, requiring the counsel
and representation of an experienced attorney with proven success representing
land owners in property issues or other energy-related legal matters.
To fully understand your rights and receive a thorough evaluation of your
issue at-hand, contact the offices of
Patterson, P.C. to schedule an initial consultation.
To request your consultation, call (713) 489-1215 or
email us today.