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Elizabeth L. Tiblets

Partner
+1.817.347.5037
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Elizabeth Tiblets is a partner in the Fort Worth office where she is a member of the oil, gas & resources practice group. Ms. Tiblets focuses her practice on energy and commercial litigation. She represents energy clients of all sizes in matters involving alleged royalty underpayment, title disputes, and a wide variety of other contract disputes, including disputes involving operating agreements and purchase agreements.

Ms. Tiblets has tried cases to the bench and to jury verdict, in addition to handling class certification hearings. She also represents clients in appellate matters.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Tiblets was of counsel at a national law firm and an associate at an international law firm. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Tiblets worked for a Q Investments, L.P., a multi-billion dollar private investment firm.

Achievements

  • Texas Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, 2016-2018

Professional/Civic Activities

  • State Bar of Texas

Speaking Engagements

  • Recent Trends in Oil & Gas Class Actions - Fort Worth Oil & Gas Seminar
  • Represented a major exploration and production company as first chair in a trial that ended with a unanimous jury verdict for the company.
  • Represented a subsidiary of the world’s largest publicly-traded oil and gas company in two putative class actions filed by royalty owners.
  • Represented one of the nation’s largest gas producers in two putative class actions in Arkansas state court and played a major role in both class certification hearings.
  • Represented a regional energy company in a breach of purchase agreement case that resulted in a $21.5 million judgment against a large gas producer.
  • Represented a major oil and gas company in lawsuits throughout the Eagle Ford Shale area relating to complex title and breach of contract issues.
  • Represented a major oil and gas company in class action lawsuits alleging underpayment of royalties and improper deductions from royalty payments.
  • Represented a major oil and gas company in various lawsuits throughout Texas related to gathering system charges and the calculation of royalties, generally.
  • Represented a major oil and gas company in an Oklahoma lawsuit alleging failure to develop and breach of contract.
  • Represented a family-owned energy company in an East Texas lease purchase dispute against a large gas producer.
  • Represented a major oil and gas company in interlocutory appeal and mandamus stemming from class action.
  • Represented a major oil and gas company in various appeals involving post-production deductions and other contract interpretation issues.
  • Represented an international helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft manufacturer in an appeal of a state court judgment.
  • Assisted in representing a private university in a substantial personal injury dispute.
  • Assisted in representing a landowner in a complex environmental dispute.
Reported Decisions
  • Phillips Petroleum Co. v. Yarbrough, 405 S.W.3d 70 (Tex. 2013)