Vinson & Elkins LLP

Larry Nettles

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Practice Areas

Experience in all areas of environmental law, including site remediation, facility permitting, civil and criminal enforcement defense, land development, environmental risk management, and dispute resolution. Has defended clients in more than three dozen criminal enforcement proceedings.


Joined V&E, 1981; admitted to partnership, 1990.

Professional Memberships

Life fellow, Texas Bar Foundation; fellow, Houston Bar Foundation; founder, Houston Bar Association Environmental Law Section.


Recent publications include Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation; Texas Journal of Oil, Gas & Energy Law; Oil & Gas Journal.


Rice University, BS Civil Engineering, 1978; University of Texas, JD with Honors, 1981.