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Nirav N. Patel

Nirav N. Patel focuses his practice on oil, gas and energy litigation and transactions.  His litigation practice includes claims and disputes related to termination of oil and gas leases, post-production costs, royalty underpayment, and joint operating agreements.  Mr. Patel also represents clients in title disputes involving mineral and royalty interests.  Mr. Patel has significant experience in oil and gas disputes in the Permian Basin, the Barnett Shale, and the Eagle Ford Shale.
Affiliations and honors


  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
  • IEL Young Energy Professionals, Member


  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2020, 2021
  • Top Attorney in less than five years in practice in Oil and Gas Law, 360 West magazine, 2018-2020
  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2018-2020
  • Top 50 Multicultural Lawyer in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Texas Diversity Council, 2017


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2016
    • Order of the Coif
    • Texas Tech Law Review: Executive Managing Editor (Vol. 48); Staff Member (Vol. 47)
    • Board of Barristers
    • National Moot Court Competition
    • Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition (Outstanding Advocacy Award)
  • Texas Tech University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2013
    • Highest Ranking Graduate in College of Arts & Sciences
  • State Bar Of Texas, 2016
Speeches & Publications

Nirav N. Patel

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State Bar of Texas
Nirav Patel named Dallas/Fort Worth Top 50 Multicultural Lawyer by the Texas Diversity Council