Dallas, TX Office

12222 Merit Drive, Suite 1400
Dallas, Texas 75251

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Hank J. Walden


Hank is an associate in the firm’s Dallas office. His practice focuses on oil, gas, and natural resources law with an emphasis on title examination and acquisitions. He primarily represents oil and gas companies in their exploration and production operations. He drafts a variety of different title opinions, service agreements, and other transactional documents. He also provides counsel for general business and individual needs, including entity formation and governance, document preparation, and various other legal issues outside of his oil and gas practice.

Having worked for small as well as large, multinational oil and gas companies prior to law school, Hank brings his experience with the business needs of oil and gas clients to the firm’s practice. Hank clerked with Freeman Mills PC during law school before joining the firm as an Associate in September 2018.


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Practice Areas

  • Oil & Gas Title Examination
  • Oil & Gas Transactions
  • Oil & Gas Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Transactions


  • B.B.A., University of Houston – Finance, Summa Cum Laude – Marketing, Summa Cum Laude
  • J.D., SMU Dedman School of Law – Cum Laude – SMU Science and Technology Law Review, Managing Editor – Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors Fraternity

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas


  • State Bar of Texas—Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law
  • State Bar of Texas—Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law
  • State Bar of Texas—Computer and Technology Section