Amy Falcon’s practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on oil and gas disputes. She has represented clients in state and federal courts in Texas, Colorado, and Louisiana. Amy has litigated disputes to a successful resolution involving mineral liens, title, offshore leases, lease preservation, lease equipment ownership, operating agreements, gas transportation and purchase agreements, and construction defects.

For both plaintiffs and defendants, she has also handled matters related to fiduciary obligations that include international exploration and production companies, midstream companies, operators, non-operators, financial institutions, oil and gas equipment manufacturers, and individuals.

Before practicing law, Amy was an information technology project manager with Shell Oil Company.

Honors & Recognitions

Texas Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2018-2019

Credentials

Education

J.D., South Texas College of Law, summa cum laude, 2008 (top of law school class)

Order of Lytae

B.A., University of Mississippi, magna cum laude, 1988

Admissions

Texas

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Terry Jennings (Ret.), Texas First Court of Appeals, Houston, Texas

Experience

  • International oil and gas company in a successful special appearance to defeat the exercise of personal jurisdiction over the company in lawsuit involving a transaction for the sale of oil and gas concessions located in foreign country through trial, appeal, and review by Texas Supreme Court.
  • US tank manufacturing company in lawsuit against foreign national, winning a judgment later sustained on appeal that foreign national had breached fiduciary duties to tank manufacturing company in connection with project in Ghana, Africa.
  • International oil and gas company in lawsuit involving Texas Property Code Chapter 56 mineral liens and claims that company was directly liable to subcontractors for the debts of a bankrupt drilling contractor on theories of sham contractor, partnership, agency, joint venture, joint enterprise, unjust enrichment, third party beneficiary, quantum meruit, tortious interference, and negligence.
  • Oil and gas producer with extensive operations in the Permian Basin to defeat multiple Texas Property Code Chapter 56 mineral liens.
  • US oil and gas company to defeat subject matter jurisdiction of Harris County, Texas court to hear dispute with another oil and gas company over mineral servitude rights for oil and gas interests located in the Haynesville Shale in Louisiana.
  • Midstream company in lawsuit by other midstream company over right of first refusal in gas transport dispute, negotiating a successful sale of client’s midstream assets to resolve the matter without further litigation.
  • Oil and gas equipment manufacturer in lawsuit against freight forwarder, winning jury verdict that freight forwarder had committed fraud.

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Affiliations

State Bar of Texas, Member

Texas Bar College, Member

Houston Bar Association, Member

Houston Young Lawyers Association, Member