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Stephanie S. Potter Honored by Texas Bar Foundation


Naman Howell is excited to announce that member Stephanie S. Potter has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. 

Stephanie Potter focuses on civil litigation and administrative law. Stephanie has represented electric and telephone utilities 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. 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 such as 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 eminent domain experience on behalf of both landowners and government entities. She has argued at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Stephanie has been a regular presenter on topics such as condemnation, wind energy, utility easements, and regulation of rural telecommunications at seminars throughout her career.


September 21, 2023



Ms. Stephanie S. Potter with Naman Howell Smith & Lee, PLLC has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the State of Texas. Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of Ms. Potter’s contributions to the legal profession. 

Selection as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation is restricted to members of the State Bar of Texas. Each year one-third of one percent of Texas attorneys are invited to become Fellows. Once nominees are selected, they must be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Membership has grown from an initial 255 Charter Members in 1965 to more than 10,000 Fellows throughout Texas today.

The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the country. Founded in 1965 by lawyers determined to assist the public and improve the profession of law, the Texas Bar Foundation has maintained its mission of using the financial contributions of its membership to build a strong justice system for all Texans. To date, the Texas Bar Foundation has distributed more than $25 million throughout Texas to assist nonprofit organizations with a wide range of justice-related programs and services. For more information, contact the Texas Bar Foundation at

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