City of Allen Wins Reversal of SOAH Order

Cathy WebkingStephanie KoverSDM lawyers Cathy Webking and Stephanie Kover received a unanimous decision by the PUC in favor of our client, the City of Allen.  The decision reversed a SOAH order and allows the City of Allen to move forward with some major high-end development plans.

Flip Whitworth and Stephanie Kover to Speak at Texas Bankers Association’s Real Estate and Oil & Gas Conference

SDM’s Flip Whitworth and Stephanie Kover will be speaking at the Texas Bankers Association’s Real Estate and Oil & Gas Conference in San Antonio on Friday, March 24, 2017. Flip and Stephanie will cover surface estate issues related to Texas Relinquishment Act lands, including recent developments in General Land Office leasing policy and procedure, surface damage use agreement requirements, and case law defining which substances belong to the surface estate for mineral classified lands.  More information about the Seminar can be found here.

SDM is pleased to welcome Aaron Collins and Stephanie Kover to the firm

Aaron CollinsAaron Collins earned his J.D. in 2015, with high honors, from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was named Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review, Chancellor-at-Large, and Order of the Coif. Prior to joining the firm, Aaron worked as a judicial clerk for Judge Royce Lamberth at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Aaron represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of complex commercial litigation.

Stephanie KoverStephanie Kover earned her J.D. in 2016 from the University of California, Berkley, after earning a B.S in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno, and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Stephanie’s practice covers many of the firm’s practice areas, with an emphasis on oil and gas litigation and regulation, litigation related to infrastructure construction, and litigation related to real estate development.