Matt is a partner at the firm with a background in land management and field operations. Matt has been with the firm since January of 2012 and became board certified in Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law in 2016. He prepares original drilling, supplemental and division order title opinions as well as various title documents and pooling letters. Matt's work for the firm also concentrates on the preparation and analysis of contractual documents such as Operating Agreements, Purchase and Sale Agreements, Lease Agreements, Salt Water Disposal Agreements and contracts related to Ranch Real Estate. Prior to joining the firm, Matt worked as a field landman in the Permian Basin, Barnett Shale and Eagle Ford Shale trends, obtaining leases, curative documents and performing title searches.
Matt grew up in San Angelo, Texas before attending Texas Tech in Lubbock and then Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth. He enjoys spending time at the family ranch with friends, family and especially his wife Mia and their sons Preston and Foster.
J.D., Texas Wesleyan University School of Law,
Fort Worth, Texas, 2011
B.B.A., Energy Commerce and Petroleum Land
Management, Texas Tech University,
Lubbock, Texas, 2008
ADMISSIONS / PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
State Bar of Texas, 2011
Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law,
Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2016
Member of the Fort Worth Young Lawyers
Member of the American Bar Association
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES / OTHER AFFILIATIONS
Texas Tech Alumni Association