The University of Houston Law Center Faculty

Gina  Warren


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University of Houston Law Center’s Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Center

Gina S. Warren

Associate Professor of Law

Direct Line: 713.743.8404
Office: 132 TUII

Professor Gina S. Warren joined the Law Center in the fall of 2016, teaching U.S. Energy Law, International Energy Law, Oil & Gas, and Property. Previously she taught Oil & Gas, Energy Law, Climate Change & Energy, Natural Resources Law, and Civil Procedure at the Texas A&M University School of Law (2011-2016) as well as Energy Law and Civil Procedure at Duquesne University School of Law (2010-2011). Her research explores the role of policy and regulation in the area of sustainable energy, with a focus on renewable energy, climate change, and distributed generation. Warren has published nearly a dozen scholarly articles on energy-related topics in such prominent journals as the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, the Nebraska Law Review, and the University of Cologne (Germany) Business Law Journal. Her scholarship has been cited by the Colorado Supreme Court, the Washington Post, and was recently excerpted in a prominent energy textbook, "Energy Law and Policy" (Davies, et al West 2015). She is the incoming Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Natural Resources and Energy Law. Prior to entering academia, Warren worked as a litigator in energy and utility law for the international law firm of Perkins Coie based in Seattle as well as a litigator in a prominent regional firm, Post & Schell based in Philadelphia. Warren received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Arizona followed by her J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law. After graduating from Rutgers, Warren completed a clerkship for the Honorable Michael Winkelstein of the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Washington.

Oil & Gas
U.S. Energy Law & Policy
International Energy Law