Clif represents energy companies and investors in middle-market transactional matters, including the acquisition and divestiture of assets and the negotiation and preparation of foundational and project-level agreements. Drawing upon an expertise in oil and gas property and title issues, he regularly counsels on operational matters and disputes, working with clients ranging from exploration and production companies to individual landowners.
With many energy clients embracing new opportunities, he has advised on a variety of transitional projects, including lithium exploration, geothermal concepts, carbon mitigation, and solar development.
Clif is Board Certified in Oil, Gas & Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Before joining Munsch Hardt, Clif served as a founding partner of a Dallas-based oil and gas law firm. He frequently writes and lectures on topics and issues of emerging importance in oil, gas, and energy law, and he previously served as an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.