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Justin Foley

Practicing Faculty



  • B.A., Appalachian State University, 1999
  • M.B.A., Jacksonville University, 2006
  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2010
  • LL.M., St. Mary’s University School of Law, 2017

License to Practice

  • Texas

Specialties and Courses

  • Oil and Gas Law


Mr. Foley is an Adjunct Professor of Law at St. Mary’s University School of Law from which he is a proud alumnus. He teaches Oil and Gas Law in the M. Jur. Program. In addition to Oil and Gas Law he is professionally interested in Administrative, Compliance, Contract, Corporate, Environmental, and International Law. Foley has practiced law independently and as the Director of Legal for a publicly traded Canadian oil and gas company operating in Texas.

Foley is currently employed as the Vice President of Land & Government Affairs for Maverick Natural Resources based out of Houston, Texas. He has served the oil and gas industry, in capacity or another in Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and Mexico.

Mexico remains a point of interest and it was the focal point of both his B.A. in Latin American Studies and the LL.M. in International Comparative Law.