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Jonathan Grammer

Jonathan R. Grammer is a trial attorney, landman and founder of Grammer Law Group.  He has represented independent oil and gas companies as both a landman and attorney in seven states in nearly six dozen lawsuits and effectuated over half a million acres of producing and non-producing transactions and partnership formations for both independents and majors. Mr. Grammer has also made jury arguments and been a featured lecturer on oil and gas in Texas, Oklahoma, California, Illinois, North Carolina and Washington, D.C.

He serves on the Law Committee for the IPAA, the Board of Directors for the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, the Board of Directors for the Federal Bar Association’s Division on both Energy and Natural Resources and Federal Litigation, and has served on the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Global Energy and Oil.

 

Mr. Grammer is a Fellow of both the Austin Bar Association and the Oklahoma Bar Foundation.  His credentials include committee appointments to the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Title Examination Standards Committee, The Texas Trial Lawyer’s Association, the American Association of Professional Landmen, TIPRO and has been published extensively in the areas of energy law, oil and gas exploration and energy development on a national level.

Admitted to Practice Law:

• United States Supreme Court

• Oklahoma Supreme Court

• United States District Courts for Northern District of Texas 

• United States District Courts for the District of Colorado 

• United States District Courts for the District of Nebraska 

• United States District Courts for the District of Western District of Oklahoma

• United States District Courts for the District of Eastern District of Arkansas

• United States District Courts for the District of Western District of Arkansas 

• United States Court of Appeals for the 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th and 10th Circuits

• Title Examination Standards Committee, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2008-2010

• Fellow, Oklahoma Bar Foundation 2004-2006

• Board of Directors, Oklahoma Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators, 2006-2009, 

• Board of Directors, Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, 2010-2013, 

• Board of Directors, Federal Bar Association Energy and Natural Resources Division, 2007-2010, 

• Board of Directors, Amarillo Zoo 2011-2013, 

• Board of Directors Amarillo Botanical Gardens, 2011-2013, 

• Board of Directors, Federal Bar Association Litigation Division, 2006-2009, 

• Board of Directors, Oklahoma Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators, 2006-2009; 

• Fellow, Austin Bar Foundation, 2006-Present, 

• Sustaining Fellow, United States Association for Energy and Economics, 2010-2011; 

• American Bar Association Standing Committee on Global Energy, 2006-Present, 

• American Bar Association Standing Committee on Environmental Law, 2006-Present, 

• Land & Royalty Committee, Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), 2010-Present, 

• State Issues Committee, Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO), 2009-Present, 

• Exploration & Production Law Committee, Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA), 2010-Present, Deputy Co-Chair, • Federal Bar Association Energy and Natural Resources Division, 2007-2009, 

• Evidence Code Committee, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2008-1012, 

• Legislative Committee, Panhandle Producers and Royalty Owner’s Association (PPROA), 

• President, Panhandle Landmen’s Association 2009-2010, 

• Legislative Committee, Austin Bar Association, 2007-Present, 

• Texas State Bar, Oil & Gas Law Association, 2007-Present, 

• Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2007-2009, 

• Wildcatters Club, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association, 2018; 

• Chairman’s Roundtable, Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, 2018

• Author & Speaker, Farmouts: The Landman and Lawyer’s Perspective on Avoiding Corporate Liability, 2010

• Author & Speaker, Joint Operating Agreements and the Courts, Evolving Legal Principles of Construction, 2010

• Author & Speaker, Drilling Operations Scrutinized by the Courts: Examining Lease Preservation Through Judicial Interpretation, 2010 

• Author & Speaker, Oil and Gas Operating Contracts, Analyzing Terms and Effects of Contractual Provisions, 2010 

• Author, “Gross Disparity: The Texas Oil Boom and Williams vs. Walker Thomas Furniture Company”, Fall 2003, The Verdict 

• Author, “Supreme Court Decisions Affecting Mineral Exploration” Oklahoma County Bar Journal, 2005

• Author, “Under the Line: The Texas Supreme Court Holds Hydraulic Fracturing Under Boundary Lines Falls Within Rule of Capture”, 2009 

• Author, “The Executive Right After Death: Identifying the Proper Lessor Under Texas Case Law”, 2009 

• Speaker, “Ethics and the Law,” Presented to the Oklahoma Bar Association Bench and Bar Conference, Spring 2005

• Speaker, “Ethical Conflicts In and Out of Court: Examining Deposition Strategies”, Presented to the Oklahoma Bar Association Annual Convention, 2005

• Speaker, “Ethical Considerations in Deposition Tactics in Federal Litigation,” Presented to the Federal Bar Association, 2006

• Speaker, “Evolutions in Electronic Discovery” Presented to the Federal Bar Association, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2006

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