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    Biography

    Marty Truss is an experienced trial lawyer working principally in the energy industry. Marty is committed to his clients, and has a tough and practical approach to working within commercial litigation. Clients appreciate his creative, results-oriented approach in helping them reach their goals. 

    Marty's clients include oil and gas producers, operators, mineral interest owners, oil field service companies, drilling contractors, pipeline companies, and refiners. He has handled a wide variety of business litigation, arbitration, and complex business disputes in all corners of Texas and across the country. He has represented major and independent producers, operators, other mineral interest owners, and oil field service companies, drilling contractors, pipeline companies, and refiners in a wide variety of business litigation. Marty frequently handles litigation involving disputes concerning mineral title, joint operating agreements, farmout agreements, pipeline agreements, IADC contracts, trade secrets, and business fraud.  

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    "Lawyer of the Year" in Energy Law, The Best Lawyers in America® 2022
    Named a Leading Lawyer in General Commercial Law by Chambers USA, 2020-2021
    Recognized by San Antonio Magazine in "San Antonio's Top Attorneys" for Oil & Gas, 2019-2021
    "Lawyer of the Year" in Oil and Gas Law, The Best Lawyers in America® 2018, 2020
    Distinguished Law Graduate, St. Mary’s University School of Law, 2016
    Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation, Environmental and Real Estate Litigation, Energy Law and Oil and Gas Law, 2010-Present
    Recognized in Texas Super Lawyers® for Business Litigation and Energy & Natural Resources, 2007-Present
    Recognized in San Antonio Business Journal and Houston Business Journal's Who's Who in Energy, 2012, 2014-2016
    Recognized by S.A. Scene in "San Antonio’s Best Lawyers" for Business Litigation & Energy: Oil & Gas
    San Antonio Business Journal, "Outstanding Lawyer of the Year – Litigation," 2011
    Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent TM
    Board of Directors, Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts, 2017
    Board of Directors and President, St. Mary's Law Alumni Association, 2013-2014