As Chair of the Compliance and Enforcement Practice Group and a member of our Water Practice Group, Brad represents clients on the myriad issues surrounding regulatory compliance, environmental permitting and defense, water law and water supply planning, natural resources, water quality, and construction litigation. He’s also established qualifications as a mediator, and is a licensed Professional Engineer.

Prior to joining Lloyd Gosselink in 2002, Brad practiced engineering, assisting clients in the planning, design, and construction of water, wastewater, and other municipal projects. He’s the Past President of Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT).

While in law school, Brad was student Managing Editor for the Texas Environmental Law Journal, and he served as an adjunct Professor of Water Law at Texas Tech University School of Law.

Practice Areas
Education
  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law (2002)
  • BSCE, Highest Honors, University of Texas at Austin (1993)

Professional Licenses
  • Admitted to State Bar of Texas (2002)
  • Licensed Professional Engineer

Representative Experience
  • Administrative law practice with emphasis in the field of environmental, water and natural resources law
  • Water supply planning and permitting, water quality management, and environmental defense
  • Representative projects include permitting of reservoirs and water reuse projects, permitting for wastewater treatment and disposal facilities, storm water permitting, Clean Water Act § 404 permit matters, environmental compliance, and environmental litigation and defense

Publications & Presentations
  • Co-Author, “Water Barons for the Water Barren? A Survey of Interbasin Water Transfer Laws in Western States,” Texas Water Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1, (2017)
  • Co-Author, “Environmental Enforcement,” Chapter 4 Vol. 45 Texas Practice, Environmental Law, (2013-2017)
  • Co-Author, “The Potential Impact of Federal Laws on State Water Supplies,” Journal of Real Property Law, Vol. 1, No. 1, p.99 (2013)
  • Co-Author, “83rd Texas State Legislature: Summaries of Water-related Legislative Action,” Vol. 4 Texas Water Journal, p.28 (2013)
  • Co-Author, “Hydraulic Short-Circuiting: The Potential Impact of Certain Federal Laws on State Water Supplies,” BNA Bloomberg Water Law & Policy Monitor, January 30, 2013
  • Author, “Sustainable Water Resources: A Compendium of Issues and Trends,” Chapter 19, American Water Works Association, 2010
  • Author, “Terrorism and Chemical Security Issues for Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities,” George Mason University The CIP Report, Vol. 7, No. 11, May 2009
  • Co-Author, “Texas Agency Structure”, Vol. 45 Texas Practice, Chapter 2 (Environmental Law), 2002-2008 Supplements
  • Co-Author, “Texas Law of Water Resources,” Texas Practice Guide, Chapter 19 (Meeting Water Supply Needs – Planning, Permitting, and Implementation), 2008
  • Co-Author, 2nd Ed. AWWA M50 “Manual on Water Supply Planning”
  • Author, “Maintaining a Diverse Water Supply,” AWWA OPFlow Magazine, July, 2007
  • Author, “Environmental Flow Considerations for Texas,” Vol. 34 Texas Environmental Law Journal, p. 283 (2003-2004)

Professional Associations & Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
    o Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section
    o Construction Law Section
  • Austin Bar Association
  • American Water Works Association
  • Water Environment Federation
  • Water Environment Association of Texas

Honors & Awards
  • Selected for inclusion by Thomson Reuters for Texas Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition, 2010 and 2011
  • Texas AWWA Service Award, 2005
  • WEAT Outstanding Service Award, 2009
  • Water Environment Federation Bedell Award, 2010

When Brad isn’t watching college baseball, he enjoys volunteering for youth sports and YMCA activities.