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School of Law Energy Law Lecture Series Features Former Professor

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Kramer

Bruce M. Kramer serves as counsel at the McGinnis Lochridge Law Firm in Houston.

WHAT: The Texas Tech University School of Law will host Jack F Maddox Professor of Law Emeritus Bruce M. Kramer, a former School of Law oil and gas professor and current counsel at McGinnis Lochridge law firm in Houston, as part of its Energy Law Lecture Series.

WHEN: Noon Monday (Feb. 26)

WHERE: Lanier Auditorium, School of Law, 3311 18th Street

EVENT: Bruce M. Kramer, a former Texas Tech University School of Law oil and gas professor and current counsel at McGinnis Lochridge Law Firm in Houston, will be the featured speaker for the law school's Energy Law Lecture Series. Kramer will discuss “State & Local Regulations of Oil & Gas Operations: Recent Developments & the NIMBY Syndrome.”

A longtime professor at the School of Law, Kramer is a nationally known oil, gas, energy and land-use legal scholar.

Kramer has advised companies on a wide array of legal issues and strategies in the energy arena for more than 30 years. His areas of expertise include state and federal laws, as well as regulations and rules affecting exploration, production and upstream facilities. He also is highly experienced in related contracts and leases, deed and lease interpretation issues, drafting of instruments, pooling and utilization contracts and legal issues, surface user rights (statutory and common law) and local regulation of oil and gas operations.

Kramer's books and legal articles have been cited in numerous court rulings and appellate opinions, including decisions of the Supreme Court of Texas and multiple other states, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and numerous federal district courts.

A live webcast of the lecture can be viewed online.

Those attending the event are eligible for one hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Contact Erica Lux at erica.lux@ttu.edu for details.

CONTACT: Ashley Langdon, assistant dean of alumni relations and communications, School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-7533 or ashley.langdon@ttu.edu


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