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About Jay

Jay Harper focuses his practice on projects and corporate matters in the energy and infrastructure industries, including project financings, mergers and acquisitions, and general commercial and corporate matters.

During law school, Jay served as a judicial intern to Justice Bill Whitehill in the Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas. He also was the articles editor for the SMU Law Review Association.


Recent Notable Matters

Titus Oil & Gas Production, LLC and Titus Oil & Gas Production II, LLC — $627 million divestiture of New Mexico assets located in the northern Delaware Basin owned by Titus Oil & Gas Production, LLC, Titus Oil & Gas Production II, LLC, and their affiliates to Earthstone Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ESTE). The aggregate purchase price consists of $575 million in cash and approximately 3.9 million shares of Earthstone’s Class A common stock valued at $52 million based on a closing share price of $13.51 on June 24, 2022.



Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law,
The University of Texas at Austin,

Bar Admissions





SMU Law Review
Articles Editor
SMU Dedman School of Law, Longhorn Bar Association, Secretary and President; Dean’s Scholarship
Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas, Judicial Intern