PRACTICE AREAS

  • Appellate
  • Environmental Law
  • Mediation
  • Water Law
  • Oil and Gas Law

EDUCATION

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas J.D. – 2005
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas, 2005
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas B.S. – 2001

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

AFFILIATIONS

  • Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO)
  • Institute for Energy Law – Center for American & International Law (CAIL), Advisory
  • Board Member, and Member of Litigation & Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Oil, Gas & Energy Law Section, State Bar of Texas
  • Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section, State Bar of Texas
  • Construction Law Section, State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC)
  • Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT). Governmental Affairs Committee
  • Texas Ground Water Association (TGWA)
  • Coastal Conservation Association (CCA)
  • Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).
  • Associate Member Advisory Board, Construction Documents Committee
  • Waco-McLennan County Bar Association
  • Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association. Board Member, Treasurer, Secretary

115 W 7th St., Suite 1225
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
p: (682) 316-1677
f: (682) 316-1676

Wesley D. Lloyd

Of Counsel

Wesley Lloyd handles litigation and appeals in disputes involving upstream oil and gas operations and midstream pipelines. He has successfully represented clients as lead counsel in numerous trials and hearings, and has argued appeals at the Texas Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and intermediate state appellate courts. Mr. Lloyd is Board Certified in Oil, Gas & Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been named a “Rising Star” in Energy Law by Texas Monthly Magazine each year since 2012.

Mr. Lloyd also represents clients in government relations, including outreach to elected officials and agency personnel at all levels of government. For eight years he served as Governor Perry’s appointee on two important statewide boards that are responsible for leasing state land for oil and gas development, and he currently serves as Governor Abbott’s appointee to the Board of the Brazos River Authority.

Mr. Lloyd has also completed the 40-hour mediation training course, and offers mediation services in certain cases that fall within his areas of expertise.

Representative Experience

Won defense verdict and attorneys fees award for oil well operator in week-long jury trial in Harris County concerning allegations of unpaid royalties under the Texas Natural Resources Code.

Won unanimous defense verdict on liability for defendant and no damages in week-long jury trial in Scurry County.

Won favorable ruling from TCEQ after trial at SOAH over wholesale water rates charged by Texas municipality.

Acquired $1.25 Million judgment in case in Bexar County concerning breach of fiduciary duty in oilfield investment dispute.

Won summary judgment for midstream pipeline company in Navarro County lawsuit over easement rights.

Won summary judgment for engineering firm involved in building collapse in Bosque County.

Successfully represented midstream pipeline company in multiple lawsuits involving the scope of easement rights in Hays County and McLennan County.

Successfully pursued and defended multiple claims related to surface use disputes between oil companies and surface owners throughout the state.

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