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Zachary Long

Zachary Long

Attorney at Law

Lubbock
Texas
Licensed in
TX
Texas Tech University School of Law
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About
Mr. Long practices primarily in the areas of real estate, business law, oil and gas, commercial contracts, collections, commercial loans and financing, probate administration, and general transactional matters. He brings a broad depth of experience to his practice, including: general counsel work for Texas Governor Rick Perry; litigating as an Assistant Attorney General; examining title in the Permian Basin; and three years at a top regional law firm.

Mr. Long obtained a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in History from Texas Tech University; an M.S. in Financial Planning from Texas Tech University Graduate School; and a J.D. from Texas
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5
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

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Meets Deadlines

"Zach drafted the terms of service and privacy policy for my new website, and also helped me with copyrighting my works of art and related IP. He crafted an extremely thorough letter to explain everything in clear language, and was always available by telephone to answer and discuss any questions that I had. I couldn't have done any of it, or gotten to where I am now, without him!"

Terms and Conditions for Website
Posted on May 25, 2018
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"Zach was tremendous in getting us a thorough and accurate mineral and surface title opinion in a timely fashion that allowed us to acquire a major and productive asset for our company."

Mineral and Surface Title Examination
Posted on May 25, 2018

Work History

Field, Manning, Stone, Hawthorne & Aycock, P.C.

Attorney at Law

Aug 2015 - Present

Associate attorney in a private law practice firm focused on real estate, oil and gas, business matters and entities, contracts, and commercial loans, collections, and general transactional matters.

Aug 2015 - Present

Independent Landman

Landman and Attorney at Law

Sep 2014 - Jul 2015

Performed extensive title research related to oil and gas exploration.

Created runsheets, chain of title, and mineral & leasehold takeoffs.

Interpreted and applied complex legal instruments for oil & gas purposes.

Worked with complex depth severances, surface issues, working interests, royalties, and title curative.

Counseled on and drew up estate plans, and real estate and business documents.

Sep 2014 - Jul 2015

Texas Attorney General

Assistant Attorney General (Temporary)

Apr 2014 - Sep 2014

Served a temporary assignment litigating issues involving establishment, enforcement, and modification of child support obligations.

Drafted pleadings and responded to discovery, motions, and correspondence from private attorneys.

Provided legal counsel to office staff.

Apr 2014 - Sep 2014

Solo Practitioner

Attorney at Law

Jan 2014 - Mar 2014

Performed research and writing services for other Texas lawyers.

Crafted comprehensive estate plans for several families.

Provided counsel on issues related to business formation, probate, estate planning, and family law.

Jan 2014 - Mar 2014

Office of the Governor, State of Texas, General Counsel

Legal Fellow

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

Served in the Office of the General Counsel for Governor Rick Perry in the Texas Governor's Fellowship Program.

Examined and revised State contracts.

Interpreted and summarized laws, rules, regulations, and bills.

Provided advice and review on pardons and capital punishment.

Created new agency rules under the Texas Administrative Code.

Legislative hearing analysis.

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

Group NIRE

Associate Project Developer & Legal Intern

Oct 2012 - May 2013

Created and monitored contracts between NIRE and third parties.

Point person in leasing 2000+ acres of land from many different landowners.

Met with and explained to landowners the lease agreement, construction process, payment provisions, and general wind energy questions.

Analyzed and edited land lease agreements, business proposals, and presentations related to alternative energy projects.

Oct 2012 - May 2013

Field, Manning, Stone, Hawthorne & Aycock, P.C.

Law Clerk

May 2012 - Jul 2012

Drafted pleadings, memos, and correspondences on various legal issues, including real estate, probate, debt collection, landlord-tenant disputes, tax issues, DTPA litigation, workers' compensation, gun trusts, and expert testimony related to police officers and accident reconstruction.

Composed release and settlement agreement, apartment complex lease addendum, and transfer of title.

May 2012 - Jul 2012

Texas Tech University System, Office of the General Counsel

Law Clerk

May 2011 - Jul 2011

Wrote memos on a wide range of legal issues after conducting thorough research, including public vs. private entity activities, employment discrimination, mental anguish damages, First Amendment, and intellectual property.

Corresponded with state agencies and university personnel regarding various legal issues.

Analyzed Texas Tech University and Angelo State University Operating Policies.

May 2011 - Jul 2011

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