Conrad Hester is an experienced litigator who focuses his practice on the oil and gas industry. He represents clients in contract disputes, lease termination and title suits, surface access and damage disputes, and royalty litigation. Conrad has drafted and negotiated deeds and leases and operational, production, and exploration agreements. Additionally, Conrad represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters.
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized Conrad as an “Up and Coming lawyer” and The Legal 500 named him an “emerging talent” in Energy Litigation: Oil and Gas (USA). In addition, he has been named to the “40 & Under Hot List” by Benchmark (2018, 2020, 2022), “Rising Stars” list by Texas Super Lawyers (2017–2023) and “Up-and-Coming 100” list (2022), and Fort Worth, Texas magazine “Top Attorneys” list (2017-2019).
Conrad is board certified in oil, gas, and mineral law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.