T&K Partner Selected as Regional Chair for the Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute

Dallas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Conrad Hester has been selected as the Dallas/Fort Worth Regional Chair for the 65th Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, which will take place July 18-20, 2019, in Monterey, California.

Mr. Hester is a Partner in the Trial Practice Group of Thompson & Knight’s Fort Worth office. He focuses his practice on oil and gas litigation; his expertise includes contract disputes, royalty litigation, lease termination, and title suits. Additionally, he has experience drafting and negotiating leases, deeds, and exploration, production, and operational agreements.

He has been named to Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (2017-2018); “Top Attorneys” (Oil & Gas) by Fort Worth, Texas magazine (2017); and the “40 and Under Hot List” by Benchmark: Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys (2018).

Actively involved in a number of professional organizations, Mr. Hester is a member of the Tarrant County Bar Association and the Texas Association of Defense Counsel; he is also involved in several energy-industry organizations, including Fort Worth Wildcatters and Young Professionals in Energy.

The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation is a collaborative, educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to the scholarly and practical study of the laws and regulations relating to mining, oil and gas, energy, public lands, water, environmental and international law. Through its educational programs, the Foundation brings together lawyers, landmen, managers, consultants, government personnel, law faculty, students, and others involved in minerals, oil and gas, water, and other resources. To learn more, visit https://www.rmmlf.org/