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Gary Dugger



Gary founded Dugger & Associates in 1986. Gary has extensive legal experience, including:


  • Serving as General Counsel of Creole International Inc. and as Group General Counsel of Dresser Industries.


  • Assisting a major international oil company in bringing business to the United States and created U.S. subsidiaries for the company.


  • Representing large international companies in high level contract negotiations with major multinational organizations.


  • Performing due diligence for substantial mergers and acquisitions.


  • Representing numerous companies and corporations as outside counsel including entities involved in Oil & Gas (downstream and upstream), underwater construction, geophysical exploration, and petrochemical production.


  • Representing clients with regard to federally designated Superfund sites.


  • Negotiating and drafting numerous contracts regarding construction, purchase and sale of vessels, offshore platforms, pipelines, gas plants, and other structures.


  • Forming domestic and foreign corporations, LLCs, partnerships, and joint ventures.


  • Negotiation of acquisitions, mergers, and licensing agreements throughout the world.


  • Engaging in multimillion dollar commercial litigation.


  • Representing foreign government officials serving in senior government posts in the United States.





United States Supreme Court



Southern, Western & Northern Districts of Texas


Legal Education


J.D., University of Oklahoma, 1966


About Gary 


Gary lives in Houston with his wife Edna. He has three children and six grandchildren. Gary is a native of Oklahoma, but has lived and practiced law in Texas for over 40 years. Mr. Dugger is a former Judge Advocate in the United States Navy.

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