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Clayton Wheat

Senior Attorney
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Clayton Wheat is an experienced oil and gas attorney from Sugar Land, Texas. He has partnered or worked for four nationally-recognized oil and gas firms in Houston, and also worked as a field landman in the Uintah Basin and Eagle Ford Shale.

Clayton’s practice focuses on advising oil and gas operators with all aspects of their upstream operations, with emphasis on leasing, acquisition issues, and title. Over the years, Clayton has developed a reputation for his ability to find solutions to meet the needs of both the legal and business-minded. As a result, he has become a trusted advisor to identify practical, efficient, and inexpensive fixes for operators’ everyday problems.

Clayton is a member of the State Bar of Texas, including the Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Section and is based in the Houston office of Kearney, McWilliams & Davis, PLLC.

Prior Experience:

  • Wheat & Wittpenn Law Firm: Partner
  • Kuiper, Wheat & Associates: Partner
  • Jones Gill, LLP: Associate Attorney
  • Sadler Law Firm, LLP: Associate Attorney
  • AP Land Services, Inc.: Petroleum Landman

Admissions to Practice:


  • State Bar of Texas
    • Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Section
  • State Bar of North Dakota
    • Real Property, Trusts, and Probate Section
  • Sons of the Republic of Texas
  • Houston Producer’ Forum
  • West Houston Area Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Young Professionals in Energy
  • Texas Young Lawyer’s Association

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