Austin, texas

Rob Hargrove

Rob Hargrove is a commercial litigator. He has practiced civil litigation in Austin since 2001. Since 2008, the majority of his practice has been oil and gas litigation (including contested cases at the Texas Railroad Commission), but he maintains a general commercial litigation practice as well.

Rob represents both operators and land owners in oil and gas disputes in courts around the State, as well as before the Texas Railroad Commission and arbitration panels. In addition to his oil and gas work, he regularly handles a variety of commercial litigation in both state and federal courts in Texas, and he periodically represents landowners in electric transmission line routing cases before the Public Utility Commission.

Rob is a Barrister Member of the Robert M. Calvert Inn of Court in Austin, and he is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He has been named a Texas Super Lawyer — Rising Star (a Thomson Reuters Service) for the years 2005, 2010, 2013 and 2014. Rob was the Chair of the Oil and Gas Section of the Austin Bar Association in the 2012-2013 bar year.

In addition to being licensed in Texas state courts, Rob is licensed to practice in the U.S. District Courts of the Western and Northern Districts of Texas, as well as before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Rob graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in English in 1997. He received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 2001.

Rob is married to a lawyer, and they have three children, two dogs, and a bird.