Larry has been practicing environmental law full-time since 1981, and has an exceptionally broad range of environmental law experience that makes him particularly well suited to advise clients with multifaceted environmental problems, such as those frequently encountered in large business transactions. He has experience in counseling, permitting, and civil and criminal litigation, and has a proven track record in negotiating settlements and liability allocation agreements to resolve complex environmental problems.
Larry has been recognized as the top environmental lawyer in the United States for the past twelve years by United States Lawyer Rankings. He has also been recognized as one of the best environmental lawyers in the nation in the most recent edition of Best Lawyers in America©; one of the best environmental law attorneys in Texas on the Texas Super Lawyers list published in Texas Monthly, and by Chambers & Partners in its recent guidebook on America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
currently serves as the Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group
Leader, Co-Chair of Vinson & Elkins' Energy and Infrastructure practice
group and Chair of the Shale and Hydraulic Fracturing Task Force. He is also a
member of V&E’s Climate
Change practice group.