Lauren A. Shapiro

Senior Counsel

Lauren is Senior Counsel in the firm's Energy Law section. Her practice focuses on oil and gas title examination in Texas and New Mexico, drafting drilling, division order, and acquisition title opinions. Her experience includes drafting title opinions for complex units involving a mixture of allocation-based units and pooled units. Lauren also assists clients in transactional energy and general real estate matters, including purchase and sale agreements, letter agreements, and closing instruction letters.  

Bar Admissions:
  • Texas, 2007
  • New Mexico, 2012
  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of LawDallas, Texas, 2007
    Honors: Cum Laude
    Articles Editor Computer Law Review and Technology Journal
  • Emory University
    Atlanta, Georgia, 2004
    Honors: Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Sigma Iota
Professional Associations and Memberships:
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, State Bar of New Mexico
  • Member, Austin Women in Oil & Gas
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of New Mexico Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Section
  • Texas Super Lawyer's "Rising Star": 2021

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