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Lawrence Winsor
Lawrence Winsor
Senior Associate — Energy Litigation
Senior Associate — Energy Litigation

Lawrence Winsor

Lawrence Winsor
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Lawrence Winsor

Experience Highlights

  • (AAA Arbitration) — Representing non-operator oil company in action against joint-venture operator for recovery of excessive affiliate rate charges

  • (AAA Arbitration) — Represented an international oil and gas production and exploration company in an arbitration related to an indemnity dispute arising from extensive property damage caused by a collapsed well

  • (ICC Arbitration) — Defending bridge owner against wrongful claims by international construction contractor for additional compensation to re-design and complete project in Latin America

  • (Iowa Dist. – Marshall Cnty. & AAA Arbitration) — Representing international construction contractor against turbine supplier for fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of contract related to equipment and services for a major power plant project 

  • (AAA Arbitration) — Representing non-operator oil company in action against joint-venture operator for recovery of excessive midstream charges

  • (S.D. Ga.) — Represented international equipment broker in breach of contract action against Georgia fire pump manufacturer 

  • Defended publicly traded independent oil exploration and production company against proxy contest by activist shareholder 

  • Assisted with conducting an internal investigation for publicly traded exploration & production company regarding allegations of overstatement of petroleum reserves

  • Assisted with conducting an internal investigation for an independent exploration & production company regarding well permitting and production reporting practices

  • First-chaired numerous jury trials through the City of Houston’s Volunteer Prosecutor Program

Credentials

  • University of Georgia, J.D. summa cum laude, 2013 (Order of the Coif; Phi Kappa Phi; Articles Editor, Georgia Law Review)
  • Cornell University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2007
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable R. Lanier Anderson, III, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2014−2015
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable B. Avant Edenfield, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, 2013−2014
  • Petroleum Engineer, 2007−2010
  • Member: Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Member: Houston Bar Association, John J. Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run Committee
  • Georgia
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • “Doing Business in Texas,” Doing Business in Israel: Legal and Business Guide 2016 (co-author)
  • “Survey of Recent Motions to Enjoin SEC Administrative Proceedings,” New York Law Journal, December 16, 2015 (author)
  • Runaway Usance: Limiting the Exercise of the Fugitive Disentitlement Doctrine in the Context of Wenqin Sun v. Mukasey and Bright v. Holder, 47 Ga. L. Rev. 273 (2012) (author)