Amanda Hale — Associate
Amanda Hale joined Hamilton & Squibb, LLP in June of 2019. Prior to joining the firm, she worked at a boutique oil and gas law firm in Fort Worth. She began her legal career at one of the principal oil and gas law firms in the Permian Basin. Ms. Hale’s practice includes title examination and the preparation of acquisition, drilling, and division order title opinions. She represents and advises both operators and landowners in oil and gas and estate matters. Her practice also involves preparing various agreements, deeds, and easements. Additionally, Ms. Hale has experience with environmental and regulatory issues through her work at the Texas Railroad Commission.
J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 2016
M.A., Texas Tech University, 2012 (Philosophy)
B.A., Auburn University, 2009 (Philosophy)
Publications & Presentations:
The Moratorium and the Damage Done: Offshore Drilling After the Gulf of Mexico Drilling Moratorium and Whether Moratoria Should Continue to be Used, 6 LSU Journal of Energy Law & Resources 409 (2018).
The Localized Connection Between the Amistad Reservoir and Groundwater in Del Rio, Texas, and How This Relationship Can Be Applied Elsewhere in Texas, 45 Texas Environmental Law Journal 51 (2016).
Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers – 2019
Professional Memberships & Affiliations:
State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association, Energy Law Section
Women’s Energy Network
Fort Worth Association of Professional Landmen