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Olivia B. Mora

Associate
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Olivia Mora is an associate at the firm’s Houston office, where she is a member of the energy, infrastructure, and resources practice group. Her practice includes domestic and international energy transactions, with a focus on liquefied natural gas (LNG), power, energy trading commodity, and related transactions.

Ms. Mora is also actively involved in pro bono engagements, which includes assisting asylum seekers in immigration proceedings, and is a member of the firm’s Global Ethical Supply Chain Task Force.

Ms. Mora is a co-author of the Energizer, a biweekly update on blockchain technology applications, distributed energy resources, and other innovative technologies in the clean energy sector.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Mora spent her summer Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, counseling clients on federal income tax and consumer protection related matters. Ms. Mora served as a summer associate in the firm’s Houston office in 2017.

As a law student, Ms. Mora was as Staff Editor of The Texas International Law Journal. She also served as a student attorney in the University Of Texas School Of Law’s Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic, where she drafted legislation and testified before the Texas Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations.

Before attending law school, Ms. Mora worked as a law clerk in the Office of the Parliamentarian for the Texas House of Representatives.

Achievements

  • State Bar of Texas Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section Buck J. Wynne Memorial Scholarship
  • The University of Texas School of Law Chancellor’s Scholarship

Professional/Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers’ Association

Additional Information

While at the University of Texas School of Law, Ms. Mora served as Latina Law Caucus Chair for the Chicano/Hispanic Law School Association.
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG):
  • Advise a major international oil and gas company on drafting and negotiating a Tolling Agreement, Mooring and Lifting Agreement, and Condensate Processing Agreement for an offshore gas development in Equatorial Guinea.
  • Advise a leading Chinese privately-owned company to acquire LNG and tolling capacity from U.S. LNG export terminals and portfolio sellers.
  • Advise a U.S. privately-owned company to acquire LNG and capacity from U.S. LNG export terminal to sell to Chinese buyers.
  • Advise a Danish company on its LNG master sale and purchase agreements with various counterparties.
  • Advise a development-stage U.S. West Coast LNG export developer on regulatory issues.
Power:
  • Advise a Korean company on Interconnection Agreement for solar farm to interconnect with Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).
  • Advise U.S. company on Physical Power Purchase Agreement.
Commodities Trading:
  • Advise a U.S. company on various ISDA and ancillary documents.
Corporate:
  • Advise a U.S. company on forming a limited liability company in various jurisdictions.
  • Advise a Spanish parent company on any restrictions that may be triggered by amalgamation with subsidiary.