Vadim Bourenin's practice focuses primarily on cases involving environmental, energy and natural resources law. It includes oil and gas and environmental litigation, contractual disputes, and condemnation. Vadim's clients include major and independent oil and gas pipeline companies and offshore drilling businesses. Recently, Vadim served on a national counsel team for major pipeline projects in Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texas. Prior to his practice in Texas, Vadim worked as a Law Clerk for Chief Justice Paul J. DeMuniz of the Oregon Supreme Court. Prior to becoming the first lawyer from Tajikistan to be awarded an Edmund S. Muskie Fellowship, Vadim served as General Counsel to the Constitutional Supervision Committee of the Republic of Tajikistan, and he also taught Civil and Environmental & Natural Resources Law at the Law School of the Tajik State University.
In addition to licensure in Oregon and Texas, Vadim is eligible to practice in the countries of ex-USSR. He was extensively involved in a number of Alaska and Oregon Bar projects aimed to assist development of jury trials and legal ethics in Russia.
Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, J.D., 2008
Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, LL.M. Environmental & Natural Resources Law, 1999
Tajik State University School of Law, Jurist, 1986
Supreme Court of Texas
Supreme Court of Oregon
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Various publications on the issues of environmental and natural resources law in Tajikistan