GRIFFIN C. RICE
Griffin represents his clients both in and out of the courtroom, focusing his practice primarily on eminent domain cases involving oil & gas and energy infrastructure, as well as complex real estate and contractual disputes. Griffin has represented oil & gas companies, pipeline companies, energy producers, and individuals.
Griffin was born and raised in the Houston area and began working in the industry at a young age, working on directional drilling rigs on pipeline construction projects throughout the country. Prior to joining Zabel Freeman, Griffin gained valuable industry experience working in the land and legal departments of leading upstream operators and law firms specializing in oil & gas transactions and litigation.
Griffin graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Energy Commerce. He continued to focus his studies on the energy and oil & gas business sectors while attending South Texas College of Law, where he also competed as an advocate for the school’s nationally recognized moot court program. While not in the office, Griffin works as an Adjunct Professor of Advocacy, training and mentoring student-advocates at his alma mater.
South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2019
Texas Tech University, B.B.A. Energy Commerce, 2016
State Bar of Texas, 2019