Scott Petty is senior counsel in the Energy and Natural Resources Group of Babst Calland. Mr. Petty’s practice is focused on serving the needs of the firm’s oil, gas and mineral-related clients, with an emphasis on oil and gas title opinions.
Mr. Petty graduated from the University of Phoenix in 2003, with honors, with a B.S. in Business Administration. Mr. Petty earned his J.D., cum laude, in 2006 from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, n/k/a Texas A&M University School of Law. During law school, Scott served as a Notes and Comments Editor on the Texas Wesleyan Law Review, and he performed editorial work on the Texas Capital Cases Bench Book, a reference manual for Texas judges handling capital murder cases. Since graduation from law school in 2006, Mr. Petty has served clients active in the development of oil & gas in the Barnett Shale, concentrating on oil & gas title examination and opinions.
Memberships and Affiliations
Mr. Petty is licensed to practice law in Texas, and has been a member of the State Bar of Texas since 2006. He is not admitted to practice in of Pennsylvania. Mr. Petty is currently supervised by members of the Firm who are admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar. He is a member of the Oil, Gas and Energy Law Resources Section of the Texas State Bar. Mr. Petty is also admitted to practice before the Unites States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, as well as the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. He was appointed by his local City Counsel in 2011 to the Sign Control Board and Commission, which is responsible for granting variances to the local sign ordinances.
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