Leonard H. Dougal

Leonard H. Dougal represents a diverse group of clients in complex environmental permitting and water supply matters, including energy companies involved in shale development, power generation companies, real estate developers and special utility districts. He is also active in water quality issues where he represents mining and energy companies, developers and agricultural operators in permit and compliance matters. 

Mr. Dougal is a frequent speaker at bar and continuing legal education seminars on emerging water law issues. He is a co-author of two chapters in the treatise on Texas water law, The Essentials of Texas Water Resources. 

Mr. Dougal has a special interest in hydraulic fracturing and shale play development as he worked as a petroleum engineer for Exxon Company, U.S.A. prior to attending law school. 

He is Board Certified in Administrative Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is also a Texas licensed Professional Engineer (inactive). 

Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Legislative
  • Agriculture
  • Energy
  • Toxic Tort/Environmental Litigation


  • B.S. chemical engineering, with honors, The University of Texas at Austin
  • J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law

Bar Admissions

  • 1991, Texas

Contact Leonard H. Dougal

Jackson Walker LLP
100 Congress Avenue
Suite 1100
Austin, Texas  78701
Phone: 512.236.2233
Fax: 512.391.2112


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Travis County, Texas

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