Andrew Longbons

Practice Areas

Mr. Longbons focuses his practice on energy and natural resource law. Having begun his career with a Texas based petroleum company, Mr. Longbons later joined Lewis Glasser Casey & Rollins, a West Virginia based law firm, and has 7 years’ experience in energy and natural resource law with a primary focus in mineral title examination. For three years Mr. Longbons coordinated multiple mineral and leasehold acquisitions and/or divestitures in Texas, Louisiana, Colorado and Pennsylvania. During this time, he also had the opportunity to collaborate on one of the largest mineral acquisitions in West Virginia history. Subsequently, Mr. Longbons rendered title opinions for complex mineral title examinations in the Marcellus Field (West Virginia and Pennsylvania) and in the Utica Field (Ohio). He also has experience in examining coal title in West Virginia, and he was a major contributor for the West Virginia chapters of Oil and Gas Law, a Nationwide Comparison of Laws on Leasing, Exploration and Production (2nd Edition), Published by the American Association of Professional Landmen. For the last year, Mr. Longbons has worked with Lear & Lear on a project in the Bakken formation in North Dakota, wherein he has devoted his time to mineral title examinations and collaborating on concise title recommendations.


Experience

  • Associate, Lewis Glasser Casey& Rollins PLLC (2012-2015)
  • Landman, Carla Petroleum (2010-2012)
  • Attorney (Private Practice), Law Offices of Andrew Longbons, PLLC (2009-2010)
  • Law Clerk Dyer, Garofalo, Mann & Schultz L.P.A (2008-2009)
  • Intern/Extern, The City of Houston Legal Department; Labor Division (2008)

Education

  • University of Dayton (J.D., 2009)
  • University of Indianapolis (B.A. History, 2005)

Membership and Activities

  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Member of the Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member of the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF)
  • Member of the Institute for Energy Law (IEL) Young Energy Professionals Committee
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Generation Morgantown, a Committee of the Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce (Board Member; 2015-2016)
  • Cheat Lake Rotary Club (Rotarian; 2015-2016)
  • Columnist and Food Panel Member for the Dominion Post, Morgantown WV (2015-2016)
  • Dallas Chapter of the Christian Legal Society (2009-2012)
  • Legal Aid Ministries (2009-2012); Legal Aid of North West Texas (2009-2012); Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen (2010-2012)

Admissions:
Supreme Court of Texas


Contact

Phone: 801-538-5021

Email: andrew.longbons@learlaw.com

About

Lear & Lear, PLLC is an energy boutique law firm with extensive experience in traditional and renewable energy sources. Our team of attorneys have years of experience helping clients reach their legal and business goals in a timley and affordable manner.

Office Locations

UTAH:
808 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Phone: 801-538-5000
Fax: 801-538-5001