Gregory C. Cox

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Houston,  TX  U.S.A.
Phone713.374.3640

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate & Securities
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 713.374.3640
Fax: 713.754.7595
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Gregory-C-Cox
 
University Texas A&M University, B.S., Economics, 2004 Distinguished Student
 
Law SchoolSouth Texas College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007 Order of the Lytae, Dean's Honor List, Fred Parks Scholarship, South Texas College of Law Academic Merit Scholarship, 2005-2007
 
Admitted2008, Texas; 2010, North Dakota; Supreme Court of the United States
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, State Bar of Texas

•Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section

•Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section

•Member, The College of the State Bar of Texas

•Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association

•Member, State Bar Association of North Dakota

•Member, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

•Volunteer Judge, South Texas College of Law Board of Advocates

•Volunteer, Muscular Dystrophy Association

 
Biography

Gregory C. Cox is a transactional attorney with experience in multiple areas of the energy industry, including energy transactions, acquisitions and divestitures, land titles, and due diligence.

He received his J.D.,cum laude, from South Texas College of Law in 2007 where he was a member of the Order of the Lytae and the Dean's Honor List and was the recipient of the Fred Parks Scholarship and the Academic Merit Scholarship. He received his B.S. in Economics from Texas A&M University.

Greg offers a valuable perspective within the energy industry stemming from his involvement in the oil and gas business since 2004, which includes his experience as a landman with a small independent company and as a land negotiator with one of the largest global energy companies. He furthered his experience by assisting clients with all facets of their exploration and production activities while working in the energy section of a nationally known law firm in Houston.

Greg is a member of the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Young Lawyers Association, the Houston Bar Association, the Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section of the Houston Bar Association, Young Professionals in Energy and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Greg is licensed to practice law in Texas and North Dakota and before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Greg is Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Areas of Concentration

•Corporate and securities

•Global energy and infrastructure

•Mergers and acquisitions

•Energy and natural resources

Awards & Recognition

• Board Certified - Oil, Gas and Mineral Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization

• Team Member,Corporate Board Membermagazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13 th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013

•Order of the Lytae, South Texas College of Law

•South Texas College of Law Academic Merit Scholarship (all academic years)

•Fred Parks Scholarship, South Texas College of Law

•Dean's Honor List, South Texas College of Law

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Co-Author, Top O&G Leasing Issues: Pooling And Pugh Clauses ,Law360, June 19, 2014

•Co-Author, A How-To For Landowners Considering Oil & Gas Leases ,Law360, December 5, 2013

•Mentioned, Greenberg Among Firms on Consol Deal: Business of Law,Bloomberg, October 29, 2013

•Co-Author, Bonus Vs. Royalty: Oil And Gas Landowners' Dilemma ,Law360, June 27, 2013

•Co-Author, Top Issues Facing Landowners of Oil and Gas ,Law360, April 15, 2013

Associated News & Events

Press-Releases

01.29.14 Greenberg Traurig's Gregory C. Cox Earns Texas Board Certification in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law

01.06.12 Greenberg Traurig Expands its Houston Office With the Addition of Gregory C. Cox

Published Articles

06.19.14 Top O&G Leasing Issues: Pooling And Pugh Clauses

12.05.13 A How-To For Landowners Considering Oil & Gas Leases

06.27.13 Bonus vs. Royalty: Oil and Gas Landowners' Dilemma

04.15.13 Top Issues Facing Landowners Of Oil And Gas

 
Reported CasesRepresented CONSOL Energy Inc. in its $3.5 billion divestiture of Consolidation Coal Company to Murray Energy Corporation, which included CONSOL's West Virginia longwall mining and related transportation and infrastructure businesses.; Represented energy company with its $150 million joint venture equity investment in producing and non-producing assets in Colorado.; Represented operator energy company in the disposition of producing and non-producing assets in north Texas.; Represented operator energy company in the disposition of $250 million of producing and non-producing assets in the Texas Panhandle.; Represented multiple affiliated energy companies in the disposition of $60 million of producing and non-producing assets in Louisiana.; Represented energy company in the disposition of a $100 million net profits interest.; Represented independent oil and gas producer in connection with the acquisition and financing of an oil and gas lease package in Texas.; Represented international energy company in the acquisition of overriding royalty interests in several Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas leases.; Represented mezzanine lenders in connection with oil and gas production based mezzanine financing.; Represented a publicly traded oil and gas company in the acquisition of over $200 million of Bakken Shale assets in North Dakota.; Represented publicly traded energy company in the acquisition of a Barnett Shale surface location for multiple horizontal drilling units in an urban neighborhood, which included the negotiation and drafting of a surface use agreement with complex damage, environmental and indemnity provisions along with a per-well overriding royalty interest.; Represented an exploration and production company in the negotiation and acquisition of hundreds of oil and gas leases in Texas.; Represented numerous publicly traded and independent oil and gas companies with their upstream exploration and production operations. The above representations were handled by Mr. Cox prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
 
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Office Information

Gregory C. Cox

1000 Louisiana, Suite 1700
HoustonTX 77002




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