Texas Tech University

Jack, Elizabeth Ames Coleman Featured Speakers for Energy Law Lecture Series

George Watson

October 7, 2021

Jack Coleman founded EnergyNorthAmerica LLC and Elizabeth Coleman joined the company as a partner in 2015.

W. Jackson (Jack) Coleman
W. Jackson (Jack) Coleman

WHAT: Texas Tech University's School of Law hosts Jack Coleman and Elizabeth Ames Coleman as part of its Energy Law Lecture Series.

WHEN: Noon Monday (Oct. 11)

WHERE: Lanier Auditorium, Texas Tech University School of Law, 3311 18th St. The lecture will also be presented virtually via Zoom.

EVENT: W. Jackson (Jack) Coleman and Elizabeth Ames Coleman are the featured speakers for the upcoming Energy Law Lecture Series at Texas Tech's School of Law. Jack Coleman is the founder and managing partner of EnergyNorthAmerica, LLC, an energy consulting firm that provides state and federal energy, maritime and environmental policy advocacy, and corporate strategic planning to clients. Elizabeth Coleman joined EnergyNorthAmerica LLC as a partner in 2015. They will discuss "The Impact of Politics on Energy Law & Policy.”

Elizabeth Ames Coleman
Elizabeth Ames Coleman

Elizabeth Ames Coleman served in elected office in Texas from 2001 to 2012. After election to her third term in the state House of Representatives from Bexar County, she was appointed by then-Gov. Rick Perry to a vacancy on the three-member Texas Railroad Commission. In 2006, she was elected statewide to the Railroad Commission where she served until 2012. After leaving public service, Elizabeth joined the international law firm, Squire Patton Boggs, as a senior policy adviser, assisting clients with strategic planning and providing federal and state energy regulatory advice.

Jack Coleman is the founder and Managing Partner of EnergyNorthAmerica, LLC. His experience includes serving as counsel at Arent Fox LLP in Washington D.C. with a focus on energy law, and as general counsel and energy and minerals counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources, where he was the primary drafter and negotiator for many provisions included in the Energy Policy Act of 2005, including carbon sequestration, unconventional energy and regulatory reform. He also drafted the bill and developed the strategy to pass the Deep Ocean Energy Resources (DOER) Act of 2006 – the first comprehensive bill to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to pass either House of Congress since 1978.    

For more information on Jack and Elizabeth Ames Coleman, visit the Energy Law Lecture Series website.

Those attending the live lecture or attending the lecture live via Zoom are eligible for one hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Contact Blake Groves at blake.groves@ttu.edu for details.

CONTACT: Ashley Langdon
Assistant dean of Alumni Relations and Communications, School of Law, Texas Tech University
(806) 834-7533