Mr. Almy is a shareholder in the firm's Houston office, and works with the firm's Maritime, Oilfield and Insurance section. Mr. Almy's practice focuses on the creation, drafting, and negotiation of oilfield operational contracts such as drilling contracts, master service agreements, and master time charters, making use of indemnity agreements and insurance coverages to develop robust risk allocation programs for his clients. He has significant experience working with contracts in onshore and offshore contexts, both domestically and internationally.
He received his law degree in 2005 from the Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he was a member of the Washington and Lee Law Review. Prior to law school, Mr. Almy taught high school and coached lacrosse in the Houston Independent School District.
Honors & Affiliations
•Houston Bar Association - Member
•Association of International Petroleum Negotiators - Member
•Indemnity Agreements in Mergers and Acquisitions, The Institute for Energy Law's Mergers and Acquisitions/Acquisitions and Disposals Conference, May 2014
•Environmental Impacts of Oil and Gas Production, Environmental Indemnity and Insurance Challenges, January 31, 2014
•State Bar of Texas 25th Annual Real Estate Drafting Course, Drafting an Effective, Enforceable Indemnity, March 6-7, 2014
•Fifth Circuit Seeks Clarification from Texas Supreme Court Concerning Deepwater Horizon Insurance Dispute, Liskow & Lewis E-Newsletter, October 8, 2013
•Texas Has a New Construction Anti-Indemnity Act, But How Will it Work? Liskow & Lewis E-Newsletter, February 28, 2012