Megan L. Bibb is a trial lawyer who has experience at every stage of litigation that is informed by her background in business. She has been active in energy, general business and banking litigation and has written on oil and gas litigation topics including regulation enforcement, taxing and mineral estates.

Ms. Bibb has represented oil and gas companies in a variety of disputes arising out of claims for both property damage and personal injury. She has also had clients in business litigation disputes like fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and tortious interference. And she has represented financial institutions in litigation and disputes over foreclosure, notes ownership and lender liability.

A graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, Ms. Bibb served as executive editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, received the Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law Student Writing Award and was awarded a Certificate of Specialization in Law and Business.

Ms. Bibb has also prosecuted more than 10 jury trials as a volunteer prosecutor for the City of Houston Municipal Court.  And she has volunteered to help children and families doing pro bono work arguing before family law courts in both Houston and Galveston. She has handled cases in Houston Immigration Court as well.

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2010
    • Executive Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law;
    • Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law Student Writing Award;
    • Certificate of Specialization in Law and Business
  • M.S.I.S., Information Studies with an Advanced Certificate in Preservation Administration, University of Texas at Austin, 2007
  • M.M., Musicology, University of Texas at Austin, 2005
  • B.M., Vocal Performance and German Studies, University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa, 2003, magna cum laude

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas, 2010

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • ABA Energy Litigation Website Subcommittee
  • Institute for Energy Law
  • Young Energy Professionals Committee Member
  • Houston Bar Association

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Sackett: Implications For Pre-Enforcement Review,” Co-author with John Eldridge, Law360, May 14, 2012.
  • “Recent Litigation Related to Oil and Gas Drilling,” Co-author with Michael Mazzone, Better Than Barnett: New Developments in the Legal and Regulatory Issues in the Eagle Ford Shale, October 18, 2011, Houston, Texas.
  • “Oilfield Litigation: ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas,’” Co-author with Michael Mazzone, Annual Texas Environmental Superconference, August 4-5, 2011, Austin, Texas.
  • “An Analysis of the Federal Disease Clusters Act: Pros, Cons, and Legal Implications,” Co-author with Stan Perry, Toxics Law Reporter, BNA Insight, June 23, 2011.
  • “House Bill Could Make Impairment of Mineral Estates a Compensable Regulatory Taking,” Co-author with Liz Klingensmith, Energy Litigation News & Developments, American Bar Association Section of Litigation, April 5, 2011.
  • “Proposed Legislation Would Repeal Tax Break for Costly Natural Gas Production,” News and Developments, American Bar Association Section of Litigation, March 15, 2011.
  • “Revving the U.S. Cleantech Policy Engine to Beat China,” Co-contributor, presented at the Institute for Energy Law’s 62nd Annual Oil and Gas Law Conference, February 2011.
  • “Applying Old Theories to New Problems: How Adverse Possession Can Help Solve the Orphan Works Crisis,” Note, 12 Vand. J. Ent. & Tech. L. 1 (2009), which won the Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law Student Writing Award.

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