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Get jury courtroom experience with The Norwood Law Firm

Ed Norwood is an experienced and effective trial lawyer who has tried cases in courtrooms across Southeast Texas, in the following areas of practice:

General commercial litigation

The Norwood Law Firm represents clients in a wide range of legal matters throughout Southeast Texas, including the following:

  • Individuals
  • Companies
  • School districts
  • Banks

Specifically, The Norwood Law Firm can help you, as they have helped numerous others, with disputes concerning the following:

  • Contract interpretation
  • Wrongful termination
  • Civil rights
  • Serious personal injuries and death cases

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Oil and gas cases

Educated as a petroleum engineer, and with personal experience working in the oil fields, give Mr. Norwood a unique legal perspective on energy cases. He has represented a variety of clients:

  • Large multinational companies
  • Large independent producers
  • Small independent producers
  • Pipeline companies

The scope of his cases covers the following:

  • Titles
  • Classic lessor-lessee covenants
  • Operating agreements
  • Gas contracts
  • Toxic torts
  • Pollution

Mr. Norwood has tried oil and gas cases to juries throughout Texas. Many of these cases involved complex geologic and reservoir engineering issues and presentation of those complex issues to juries. Further, Mr. Norwood has represented clients in major contested matters at the Railroad Commission of Texas, including field rule-proration allocation formula hearings and Mineral Interest Pooling Act hearings.

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Land title disputes

Many of the oil and gas cases involves land title disputes and boundary disputes. The Norwood Law Firm has very substantial experience in this very technical area of the law.

Contact our legal staff if you need assistance with the following:

  • Trespass to try titles
  • Suits to quiet title
  • Boundary disputes

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Personal injury and death cases

With a background in petroleum engineering and actual oilfield work experience, The Norwood Law Firm has extensive experience in trying serious onshore and offshore injury and death cases. The firm represents the following:

  • Major underwriters
  • Oil companies
  • Pipeline companies
  • Oilfield service companies

Cases handled involve personal injuries and deaths on the following:

  • Drilling rigs
  • Workover rigs
  • High pressure pump trucks
  • High pressure gas pipeline

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