Bailey A. Bridges

Associate

Houston
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Overview

Bailey Bridges focuses her practice on commercial and energy litigation. Drawing on her public relations background, Bailey blends her passion for advocacy and attention to detail to address a wide array of matters, which include commercial disputes, energy litigation and complex bankruptcy-related actions.

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  • Represents clients in commercial disputes, including defending midstream energy companies and power services providers contract and tort disputes.
  • Represents clients in federal royalty disputes, including counseling large midstream oil and gas company in response to agency audits and assisting in energy producers’ federal court appeal of agency decision regarding federal royalty calculations.
  • Defend companies’ interests in environmental challenges to governmental approval of projects.
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Experience

  • Represents clients in commercial disputes, including defending midstream energy companies and power services providers contract and tort disputes.
  • Represents clients in federal royalty disputes, including counseling large midstream oil and gas company in response to agency audits and assisting in energy producers’ federal court appeal of agency decision regarding federal royalty calculations.
  • Defend companies’ interests in environmental challenges to governmental approval of projects.
  • Represents Trustee in litigation of bankruptcy avoidance actions against international banks and related entities to recover money received as a result of fraudulent transfers. This includes complex questions of personal jurisdiction, successor liability and bankruptcy defenses.
  • Advised client in major electricity company’s intervention into litigation in connection with bankruptcy of an electricity cooperative.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Young Energy Professional Member of the Institute for Energy Law
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association (HYLA)
    • Leadership Academy
  • Houston Bar Association
    • Continuing Legal Education Committee
    • Diversity Summit Subcommittee
    • Membership Committee
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • BakerHostetler Houston Women's Committee

Prior Positions

  • U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas, Civil Division: Summer Law Clerk (2019)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • Texas

Education

  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2021, magna cum laude; Senior Articles Editor, Houston Law Review; ABA NAAC Moot Court Competition Regional Finalist; Order of the Barons
  • B.A., University of South Carolina, 2015, cum laude

Blog

In The Blogs

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Ohio Clock
Overview of the Inflation Reduction Act's Methane Tax
By Bailey A. Bridges, L. Poe Leggette
January 13, 2023
Part I of this three-part methane update discussed the state of substantive methane regulation in the United States and touched on the Inflation Reduction Act’s (“IRA” or “the Act”) addition of Section 136 to the Clean Air Act. This Part...
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