Our Practice Areas

  • Oil and Gas / Energy

    We’ve kept pace with the oil and gas industry’s rapidgrowth in South Texas, handling numerous complex legal aspects of energy development

  • Commercial Real Estate

    We have the expertise to help you with your real estate transactions, whether you are leasing, selling, buying, lending, borrowing, developing or building.

  • Business Law & Commercial Transactions

    Over 50 years of experience in this complex area of law, we focus on achieving the most advantageous outcome for your case.

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Our Team

Our Team

  • Frank B. Burney

    Managing Partner

    Frank Burney’s practice focuses on governmental affairs, international business, benefit plans, financial institutions, real estate, and other corporate and transactional matters.

  • Gerald T. Drought

    President and Chairman

    Mr. Drought has defended multimillion-dollar cases for a variety of business clients and enjoys the distinction of never having lost a defense verdict.

Featured Attorney

Jorge A. Garcia


Jorge Garcia represents U.S. and Canadian companies in matters related to business operations and transactions in Mexico and Latin America.

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