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Taylor Holcomb
Taylor Holcomb
Counsel — Environmental & Natural Resources
Counsel — Environmental & Natural Resources

Taylor Holcomb

Taylor Holcomb

2801 Via Fortuna
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78746

Taylor Holcomb

Experience Highlights

  • Strategic project permitting of pipelines and export facilities

  • Prosecuting wholesale water rate case at the Public Utility Commission of Texas

  • Defending multiple clients in enforcement actions brought by the New Mexico Environment Department’s Air Quality Bureau

  • Shepherding environmental audits of Texas and New Mexico facilities

  • Representing clients in hearings before the Texas Railroad Commission

  • Representing clients before the EPA and TCEQ on various Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act compliance and permitting issues

  • Represented a large coal and coke export facility on the Gulf Coast in defense of a Clean Water Act citizens suit initiated by a combination of local and national environmental NGOs

  • Representing clients in contested case hearings at the State Office of Administrative Hearings


  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with high honors, 2010 (Order of the Coif; Texas Law Review)
  • Texas A&M University, B.A. summa cum laude, 2007 (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • In-House Counsel for a midstream energy company, 2015–2016
  • Board of Directors: Side by Side Kids
  • Texas
  • “EPA Expands Risk Management Requirements,” V&E Emergency Response and Crisis Management Update E-communication, January 19, 2017 (co-author)
  • “EPA’s Cooling Water Intake Structure Regulations – What They Are and What They Mean,” ERCOT Market Summit 2015, Austin, Texas, February 25, 2015
  • “EPA’s New Rules on Impingement and Entrainment: How Will They Affect the Power Sector?,” Gulf Coast Power Association Luncheon, Dallas, Texas, June 26, 2014 (presenter)
  • “Legislation Could Keep Good Times Flowing in Texas Shales,” E&P,  June 2014 (co-author)
  • “Another Texas Case Affirms TCEQ’s Authority to Deny Hearing Requests,” V&E Environmental Law Update E-communication, April 11, 2014 (co-author)
  • “Scope of TCEQ Actions Subject to Judicial Review Clarified by Third Court of Appeals,” V&E Environmental Law Update E-communication, March 20, 2014 (co-author)
  • “Roadblocks Ahead for EPA’s Stationary Source GHG Permitting?,” Zephyr Currents, January 2014 (co-author)