Patrick Joel Schenkel

Patrick Joel Schenkel

Houston, Texas

Patrick Schenkel practices in the firm's downtown Houston office. He focuses his practice in the area of oil and gas law, specifically, advising his clients regarding acquisitions and divestitures, complex mineral titles, pooling issues, lease analysis, joint operating agreements, surface use issues and title curative. His practice also involves drafting and probating wills and assistance in the settlement of estates, including drafting and recording affidavits of heirship, special warranty deeds, and other settlement instruments. Patrick is licensed to practice law in Texas and Louisiana. He enjoys cheering on his Texas Longhorns, and, as an avid runner, has completed two marathons.

Areas of Practice

  • 90% Oil and Gas Law
  • 10% Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2014
  • Louisiana, 2013


  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Law Review: Loyola Law and Technology Annual, Member, 2011 - 2012
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    • B.A. - 2010
    • Major: Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Houston Bar Association Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section, Member, 2013 - 2016
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Mineral Law Section, Member, 2013 - 2016

Past Employment Positions

  • Purple Land Management, LLC, Landman, 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Houston YMCA Young Professionals Group, 2015 - 2016


  • Pi Kappa Alpha