Panelist Profile: Weems, Jeff

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Weems, Jeff

Houston, TX

Arbitrator and Mediator

Education

J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, (Associate Editor, Texas Law Review), 1989
B.B.A., with high honors, The University of Texas at Austin, 1983

Experience

Jeff Weems is a partner in the litigation practice group of Porter Hedges. After years of working on the rigs and as a landman, he has practiced energy law for over 23 years, concentrating on litigation. Mr. Weems primarily represents working interest owners in a variety of energy-related disputes, although he also represents service companies, midstream companies and royalty owners. He is a skilled trial lawyer with a record of success in courts across Texas.

Area of Specialization

Energy Litigation

Membership & Affiliations

Co-chair of the Oil and Gas Section of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation's 60th Annual Institute (July 2014)
Martindale Hubbell AV Rated Attorney
State Bar of Texas, Member of Litigation and Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Sections
Houston Bar Association, Member of Litigation, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, and Construction Law sections
Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
American Association of Petroleum Landmen, Member
American Petroleum Institute, Member
100 Club, Life Member
Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners, Member

Honors

Texas Super Lawyers in Energy Law

Rates

2 parties: $275/hour/separately represented party
3 parties: $180/hour/separately represented party
4 or more parties: $135/hour/separately represented party

Jeff Weems is an experienced panelist for Conflict Solutions of Texas, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. CS of TX offers a broad range of services to resolve disputes and are designed to be more cost-effective and timely than conventional arbitration offerings.