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Adam T. Braaten

Adam T. Braaten

Adam is a Board Certified Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Attorney that has been with the firm since 2009.  Besides preparing original drilling, supplemental, and division order title opinions, Adam drafts documents affecting real property interests, title status letters, and letters assisting in or analyzing the formation of pooled units.  In addition, Adam works closely with the Texas Railroad Commission on regulatory issues such as interpreting and ensuring compliance with regulations involving proration and pooled units, and the Texas General Land Office on the State’s ownership of oil and gas.  Beyond his transactional practice, Adam provides litigation support and handles receiverships for a number of clients.  Adam works closely with clients to ensure their needs are met in a timely and efficient manner. 

Prior to attending law school, Adam worked in the oil and gas division of an international consulting firm where he spent most of his time in the area of production and revenue accounting.  While in law school and prior to joining the firm, Adam worked as an intern for the Honorable Emilio M. Garza of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, teaching assistant for Dr. Robert Hu and research assistant for Professor Vincent R. Johnson.

300 Austin Highway, Suite 150
San Antonio, Texas  78209
210.403.9461, x109 (Office)
210.585.4168 (Direct)
abraaten@mlwenergylaw.com

EDUCATION

J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law,
    San Antonio, Texas, 2010
B.S., Business Administration – Finance,
    cum laude, Texas Lutheran University,
    Seguin, Texas, 2006

ADMISSIONS/PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Licensed to Practice Law by the State of Texas,
     2010 - Present
Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law,
    Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Member of the San Antonio Bar Association
Member of the San Antonio Young Lawyers
    Association
Member of the Oil, Gas & Energy Resources
    Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
Member of the San Antonio Association of
    Professional Landmen

SELECTED AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS

St. Mary’s Law Journal, Associate Editor,
    2009 – 2010, Staff Writer, 2008 – 2009
Certified Mediator, 2010
Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors
    Fraternity, 2008
Financial Executives International Scholarship
    Award, 2005
Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society
    in Business, 2004