Longview, TX Office

2020 Bill Owens Parkway, Suite 200
Longview, Texas 75604

p: (903) 295-7200
f: (903) 295-7201

Vance P. Freeman


Mr. Freeman’s practice focuses on complex oil and gas litigation and oil and gas related transactions. He has litigated class actions brought by royalty owners, landowner disputes, complex accounting cases, joint operating disputes, and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Freeman has litigated cases across the State of Texas and in California, New York, Florida, and Louisiana.

Mr. Freeman has also represented energy clients in the acquisition and divestiture of assets and the drafting and negotiating of leases, service contracts, and joint operating agreements.

Having grown up in Longview, Texas in an oil and gas family, Mr. Freeman returned to East Texas in June, 2006 to practice law with his longtime friend Kenneth Shore after the two practiced together in Dallas. Mr. Freeman is married to Meg B. Freeman, and they have five children.


Represented midstream company in asset divestiture of over $150 million

Represented midstream company in acquisition of pipeline assets

Represented numerous E&P companies in acquisitions and divestitures

Represented gas marketing company in power plant supply contract

Practice Areas

  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Oil & Gas Transactions
  • Oil & Gas Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Business Development


  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin
  • J.D., University of Houston

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas


  • American Bar Association
  • Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen
  • Association of Energy Services Contractors
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • East Texas Geological Society
  • Greater East Texas Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers Energy Forum
  • Gregg County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas – Intellectual Property Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas – Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section
  • Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association