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 utilities and their affiliates
in regulatory proceedings involving up to a billion 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 regulated industries,
assisting businesses and individuals with permitting, licensing, and enforcement
actions before various Texas state agencies including the Railroad Commission,
the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the Texas Department of
Licensing & Regulation, the Texas Real Estate Commission, the Texas
Racing 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 immigration cases.
A lifelong equestrian and current Thoroughbred owner, Stephanie also has
an equine practice. She has assisted show horse owners in lease, board,
breeding, purchase, and injury disputes and racehorse owners, trainers,
and jockeys in licensing disputes.
Stephanie has been a regular presenter on topics such as condemnation,
wind energy, and utility easements at seminars throughout her career.