Dallas, TX Office

12222 Merit Drive, Suite 1400
Dallas, Texas 75251

p: (214) 800-5191
f: (214) 800-5190

David Kuczer


David is a partner in the firm's Dallas office. His practice focuses on natural resources law with an emphasis on title examination. He primarily represents oil and gas companies in their exploration and production operations, but also counsels individual owners on a variety of matters concerning their mineral and surface interests. Additionally, David assists asset and trust managers with the administration and oversight of the mineral and surface interests owned by their clients.

David grew up in Szczecin, Poland. He was a law clerk for Freeman Mills PC during law school before joining the firm as a full-time associate in May 2014. David was named partner in January 2022.

Before his career as an attorney, David was the #1 player in singles and doubles on the Southern Methodist University Men’s Tennis Team. He has also participated in many professional-level tennis tournaments and achieved professional ATP Tour Rankings in both singles and doubles. Even now, David still enjoys playing tennis and represents Freeman Mills PC in yearly Energy Tennis Tournaments across Texas and Louisiana. David is married to Cassandra Garcia Hernandez, who is also an attorney and is a partner at Hernandez Law Group, PC.


Prepared drilling, division order and acquisition title opinions covering lands located in Texas, New Mexico, and Ohio (fee, state, and federal lands)

Performed numerous "stand-up" title examinations

Examined documents recorded with county clerk offices, the Texas General Land Office, the New Mexico State Land Office, the Bureau of Land Management, among others

Reviewed purchase and sale agreements, operating agreements, and pooling agreements

Drafted wide range of curative oil and gas title documents, including lease ratifications, stipulations of interest, assignments, deeds, and affidavits, among others

Advised clients on a variety of agreements including joint operating agreements, oil and gas leases, farmout agreements, term assignments, rights-of-way agreements, and many others

Represented individual mineral and surface owners in a variety of matters concerning their mineral and surface interests

Assisted asset managers and trust managers with their needs concerning mineral and surface interests owned by their clients

Practice Areas

Oil & Gas Title Examination
Oil & Gas Transactions


B.A., Southern Methodist University
J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of New Mexico
State Bar of Colorado


Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of New Mexico
The Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law (formerly RMMLF)
American Association of Professional Landmen
Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen
Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen
Dallas Bar Association
Energy Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association
Young Professionals in Energy
Southern Methodist University Lettermen’s Association
Metroplex Energy Tennis Tournament
World Oilman’s Tennis Tournament
Southwest Oilman’s Tennis Tournament
Shreveport Energy Tennis Tournament
Houston Oilman’s Tennis Tournament
Southern Oilman’s Tennis Tournament
Corpus Christi Oilman’s Tennis Tournament