Stephanie Potter joined the firm in 2009. Her practice focuses on civil
litigation and administrative law.
A significant portion of Stephanie’s practice is devoted to public
utilities law. Stephanie has represented utility clients in regulatory
proceedings involving hundreds of millions of dollars before the State
Office of Administrative Hearings, the Public Utility Commission of Texas,
in state district and appellate courts, and in arbitration. She also assists
utility clients with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission filings. Stephanie
represents non-utility clients in wide-ranging regulatory and administrative
proceedings, assisting businesses and individuals with permitting, licensing,
and enforcement actions before various Texas state agencies including
the Railroad Commission, the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation,
the Texas Real Estate Commission, and others.
In addition to her administrative practice, Stephanie represents business
clients in state and federal court disputes throughout Texas, both at
the trial and appellate levels. She has argued at the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Fifth Circuit. She also performs pro bono work in divorce and
Stephanie has been a regular presenter on topics such as condemnation,
wind energy, and utility easements at seminars throughout her career.
Prior to joining the firm, Stephanie served as a law clerk to the Honorable
Randy Crane in the McAllen Division of the Southern District of Texas,
where she worked on civil cases ranging from business disputes, cross-border
issues, employment discrimination, and civil rights claims. She is fluent