Dick Watt is a founding partner of WattBeckworth. He has practiced law in Texas since his admission to the Texas bar in 1972, after completion of both his undergraduate and legal education at The University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Watt’s practice emphasizes general civil litigation, oil and gas law, and oil and gas litigation, including extensive trial and appellate work. In oil and gas matters, he has represented clients in all phases of the upstream exploration, development, and production sector, and also has represented parties or served as an arbitrator and mediator in numerous energy-related matters. Prior to being a co-founder of WattBeckworth in 2001, Mr. Watt was a founding partner of the Houston firm of Watt, White & Craig, and a partner with Haynes and Boone. He maintained a solo practice in Houston from 1991 until the formation of WattBeckworth in 2001.