919 Congress Avenue, Suite 840

Austin TX 78701

Contact this office at:

(512) 583-1700

Office Managing Partner

Balch has a longstanding history of serving energy, financial services, manufacturing, and healthcare clients across Texas. Balch's expansion into Austin, announced in 2021, marks the firm's second Texas location and 11th office nationwide. Our Austin office includes a team of attorneys and professionals with extensive experience and industry proficiencies, who work alongside clients operating across the full spectrum of the energy industry, including utilities, pipeline companies and local distribution companies on issues associated with energy infrastructure and market design, federal and state regulatory matters, environmental issues and public policy.

In addition, our team counsels clients on compliance issues related to a wide variety of legislative policy areas, including: state appropriations, public education, energy, economic development/tax, health care/public health, technology & media, privacy, criminal justice, and disability rights, among others. 

The office includes practitioners who help industrial, commercial, and oil and gas industry clients navigate a wide variety of environmental matters including contested environmental permitting proceedings, compliance audits, enforcement actions, and litigation. 

In the public policy space, our Austin office includes attorneys and professionals with experience working on matters before the Texas Legislature and executive agencies on a wide variety of policy areas for corporate, non-profit and trade association clients, staying ahead of the ever-changing political landscape in Texas.

The attorneys in our Austin office are recognized as leading attorneys in their respective fields by publications including Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America® and SuperLawyers.