Melissa Stewart
Associate
(281) 203-5738
Office: The Woodlands
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. St. Mary's University
B.A. The University of Texas at Austin
Licensure: ND | TX
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Biography

Melissa Stewart focuses her practice in the area of mineral title law and has drafted title opinions on oil, gas, leasehold, and complex mineral ownership.

Work Experience

2014 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2011-2014 Peissel Law Firm, L.L.P.
2010 Contract Landman, Ensley Properties, Inc.
2010 Summer Associate, Higdon, Hardy & Zuflacht
2010 Intern, Hon. Xavier Rodriquez, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
2009 Summer Associate, Law Office of Javier Espinoza
2009 Intern, Justice Phylis J. Speedlin, State of Texas Fourth Circuit of Appeals

Key Experience

Assisted clients with performance and preparation of mineral title opinions, as well as unitizing ownership interests
Handled matters involving mineral transactions, including drafting and editing curative items such as deeds and correction assignments
Assisted clients with mineral acquisitions by performing due diligence and drafting of curative items

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Staff Writer, St. Mary's Law Journal
Graduated magna cum laude, St. Mary's Law School

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