Brett Podkanowicz, Counsel – Land & Legal
After almost three years working as an attorney/landman doing title research, due diligence and other oil and gas functions across the Permian Basin, Mr. Podkanowicz joined EnCore as Counsel – Land and Legal.
He graduated from the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, receiving his Juris Doctor from the University at Buffalo School of Law in 2013. There he received both the Dean’s Scholarship and the Alden-Baldy Scholarship. He was also selected to serve as an Articles Editor of the Buffalo Law Review.
Mr. Podkanowicz is as an advisory board member with the Institute for Energy Law, serving on its Young Energy Professional Committee. He is also an active member of the State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section, the American Association of Petroleum Landmen, and the Permian Basin Landmen’s Association.
Originally from Buffalo, New York, he now lives in Midland, Texas.
“The Empire State Strikes Back: The Challenges Facing Mineral Owners & Producers Seeking to Profit in New York State” – published in 2016 at Vol. 10, No. 1 of the Energy Law Advisor (available at http://tinyurl.com/z9vvcea).
“Sea of Change: Port of Victoria” – Shale Magazine, March/April 2016 (available at http://shalemag.com/sea-change-port-victoria/).
A regularly-updated blog with short posts pertaining to the oil and gas industry, as well as legal developments therein: www.oilandgasattorney.wordpress.com.
Co-Chair for the Institute for Energy Law’s “Career Paths for Young Attorneys in the Energy Sector” Symposium at Texas A&M Law School – March 25th, 2017