Brent is a partner with Stahl, Davies, Sewell, Chavarria & Friend, LLP where he works on Energy and Commercial Real Estate transactions, Property Tax Abatements, and Corporate matters.
He assists energy developers on commercial-scale wind, solar, battery energy storage systems, LNG and natural gas-fired plants, including work with lease, development, easement, title, survey, purchase/sale, option, permitting, property tax, and surface vs. mineral estate issues. Brent has worked on energy projects for more than 20 years in Texas, Oklahoma, and other states and is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He also represents real estate clients with purchase, sale, financing, and leasing transactions. Brent currently serves as Co-Chair of the Renewable Energy Law Conference in Austin and Section Report Editor and Council Member of the Texas State Bar Oil, Gas, & Energy Resources Law Section (OGERL). In 2020, Brent served as Editor for OGERL’s inaugural edition of its Section Report on Renewable Energy Law.
Brent received his J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law, where he served as Articles Editor of the American Journal of Criminal Law and graduated with Honors. He earned a degree in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin with Honors. Brent is only licensed in Texas and Oklahoma.
- Representing energy project developers with leases, purchases/options, easements, property tax incentives (Texas Chapter 312 and Chapter 313 property tax agreements), title and survey review, and surface waiver agreements.
- Representing energy project buyers and sellers in asset and equity purchase and sale transactions.
- Representing commercial real estate buyers, borrowers, lenders, sellers, landlords and tenants in purchase, sale, financing, and leasing transactions (including land deals, office building transactions, retail transactions, multifamily transactions, and industrial/ warehouse transactions).
The lawyers of Stahl, Davies, Sewell, Chavarria & Friend, LLP, unless otherwise indicated in an individual lawyer’s biography, are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.