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Christopher S. Paxton

Christopher S. Paxton

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Christopher practices in the energy sector in transactional matters relating to oil and gas exploration, production, distribution, and marketing. Christopher primarily focuses on title examination and preparation of title opinions related to acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas assets.

Prior to joining the firm, Christopher represented clients in the energy sector in transactional matters. Prior to practicing law, Christopher worked in the Texas Legislature, where he served as a Chief of Staff, Senior Advisor, and Legislative Director to various members of the Texas House of Representatives and Texas Senate. Christopher's work in public policy focused on fiscal policy, government ethics, private property rights, and energy issues.


  • B.A. Dual Major in Political Science and Communication Specialist from Baylor University in 2010

  • J.D., Magna Cum Laude, from South Texas College of Law in 2022


  • Texas

  • Utah

Professional and Community Involvement:

  • Member, Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas

  • Member, Legislative and Campaign Law Section of the State Bar of Texas

  • Member, The Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law (formerly the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation)

  • Member, The Federalist Society