David Frederick, Partner
David Frederick has been in private practice with this or related law firms since 1985. He has degrees in electrical engineering and law. He was counsel to the Judiciary Committee of the Texas Constitutional Convention and Chief Counsel to the Texas House Judiciary Committee. He was an Assistant Criminal District Attorney in Southeast Texas. He has conducted technology and energy policy studies at UT Austin. He currently also holds an appointment with the U.T. Law School. Preparatory education, University of Texas at Austin (B.S.E.E., 1971); Legal education, University of Texas at Austin (J.D., 1974).
Marisa Perales, Partner
Marisa Perales has been with this firm since September 2005. Ms. Perales previously worked for the Third Court of Appeals in Austin from 2000 through 2004 and in the Environmental Law Division at the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (now TCEQ) from 1998 through 2000. Marisa Perales has degrees in English and law. Preparatory education, University of Texas at Austin (B.A., 1994); Legal education, Texas Tech School of Law (J.D., cum laude 1997). She is the chair of the City of Austin Environmental Commission and serves on the Board of Texas Campaign for the Environment Fund and Clean Water Action.
Eric Allmon has been with this firm since January 2005. Mr. Allmon was previously with the Office of Public Interest Counsel at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) from 2001 to 2005. Eric Allmon has degrees in civil engineering, liberal arts, and law. Preparatory education, University of Texas at Austin (B.C.E., 1998; B.A. Plan II, 1998); Legal education, Vermont Law School (course work 2000); University of Texas at Austin (J.D., 2001).
Lauren Ice, Lawyer
Lauren Ice joined this firm in 2018. Prior to practicing law, she worked with the Texas Campaign for the Environment and the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide. Lauren was also a Staff Attorney with Save Our Springs Alliance from 2015-2018. Preparatory education, Austin College (B.A. Environmental Studies, Art, 2006); University of Oregon School of Law (J.D., 2014).
Brad Rockwell, Of Counsel
Brad Rockwell has been a practicing lawyer for 18 years. He served as Briefing Attorney to Supreme Court Justice Nathan Hecht as well as Staff Attorney to Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Doggett. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Rockwell was Deputy Director of Save Our Springs Alliance. He has degrees in psychology, education and law. Preparatory education, Knox College (B.S. Psychology 1976); Indiana University (M.A. Education 1980); Legal education, University of Texas at Austin (J.D., 1989).
Richard Lowerre, Of Counsel
Richard Lowerre has been in private practice with this or related law firms since 1980, with the exception of 1986-1988 when he was at the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA). He has degrees in chemical engineering and law. He served as a staff attorney at the National Academy of Sciences from 1975-1977, an Assistant Attorney General of Texas from 1978-1980, and the Assistant Commissioner for Regulatory Programs at the TDA from 1986-88. Preparatory education, Rice University (B.Ch.E., 1970; M.Ch.E., 1971); University of California, Berkeley (Graduate Work, Chemical Engineering, 1971 & 1972); Legal education, University of Texas at Austin (J.D., 1975).