About SUSAN A. STANTON

Of Counsel, Zukowski, Bresenhan, & Piazza, LLP

Partner, Thompson & Knight, LLP

Associate, Jackson & Walker, LLP.

General Manager and Manager of Research Department of offshore oil and gas consulting company providing newsletter, wire service, market research and consulting services covering domestic and international offshore oil and gas exploration, development and production activity; editor and compiler of the first published directory of mobile drilling rigs worldwide; editor of newsletter covering domestic and international oil and gas industry.

Practice Description

Commercial real estate leasing and sales and acquisitions; homeowner's association and deed restrictions; and oil and gas title examination and sales, acquisitions and operations.

Focus Areas

Commercial Real Estate

Oil and Gas

Office Management

On a more personal note…

 

Activities Affiliation

  • State Bar of Texas and Houston Bar Association, Member
  • Real Estate and Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Sections, State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Women in Commercial Real Estate (CREW Houston), past Treasurer and Board Member, Briargrove Park Property Owners Inc., current Vice President, past Treasurer, President and Board Member

Publication Representations

  • "Real Estate vs. Oil and Gas Developers", co-authored with Donald G. Sinex, Scott Petry, David C. Martin and Pascal P. Piazza, State Bar of Texas 32nd Annual Advanced Real Estate Law Course, San Antonio, Texas 2010
  • "Drafting Basic Agreements Used in Developing Oil and Gas Prospects", co-authored with Donald G. Sinex and Terry I Cross, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Special Institute on Oil and Gas Agreements: The Exploration Phase, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2009
  • "Statute of Frauds Issues" Association of Petroleum Landmen, Summer Land Institute, June 2007 and August, 2008
  • "Retail and Similar Leases; One Key to Successful Development" Seminar: Real Estate Development from Beginning to End in Texas, Lorman Educational Services, 2006 and 2007
  • "After Acquired Title Revisited" co-authored with Donald G. Sinex Ernest Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute, University of Texas, 2004 The Landman, March/April 2005, at 13-21 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2005, at 429
  • "Title to Oil and Gas Properties: Common Problems and Special Issues" Advanced Oil & Gas Seminar, University of Houston, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 and National Association of Lease and Title Analysts, 2003

Education

J.D., 1992, cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, Order of Barons, Managing Editor, Houston Journal of International Law

M.A., University of Oklahoma

B.A., University of Oklahoma, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta

Representations

  • Purchase and sale of commercial office buildings, including title and due diligence review and oversight, document preparation and negotiation.
  • Outside real estate counsel for retail division of major oil and gas company, including preparation of purchase and sale, easement and leasing agreements and oversight of condemnation and land use proceedings.
  • Purchase (75%) and lease capitalization (25%) of 125 communication tower sites and facilities in eight (8) states by national telecommunications company.
  • Landlord and tenant representation in lease review, preparation and negotiation for office buildings, retail shopping centers, and industrial space; review, prepare and negotiate auxiliary lease documents, including operating agreements, reciprocal easements, licenses and restrictive covenants.
  • Prepare restrictive covenants for residential subdivisions; work with home owners associations in interpretation and enforcement of restrictive covenants.
  • Oil and gas title opinions for acquisitions, drilling, division orders, unitization and financing for various companies in the Gulf Coast region.
  • Acquisition, sale and financing of oil and gas producing properties for various companies in Gulf Coast region.

Call Us

281 677 2529

Email Address

admin@petrysinex.com

Working Hours

Monday-Friday 8.00 - 5.00