Bryan J. Moore


Bryan is a Director in the Austin office, specializing in environmental and administrative law and litigation. He helps clients navigate contested permit proceedings; environmental regulatory and permit compliance; environmental due diligence in transactions; contaminated property assessments and remediation; environmental, health, and safety audits; and environmental enforcement actions and litigation so they can construct, operate, and expand their facilities.
Bryan assists clients in matters arising under federal and state environmental laws and regulations, and represents clients in federal and state courts and before federal and state administrative agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the Railroad Commission of Texas, the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and the Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings.
Bryan counsels clients on environmental permitting and compliance issues, and represents clients in administrative hearings, enforcement proceedings, citizen suits, and state and federal lawsuits involving environmental statutory and common law claims. He also routinely assists clients in responding to spills and releases, assessing environmental conditions at industrial and commercial sites, and remediating and monitoring contaminated properties.


  • Texas, 2004
  • District of Columbia, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas


  • J.D., 2000, Tulane University Law School, Certificate in Environmental Law, Order of the Coif, Phi Delta Phi, Editor in Chief, Tulane Environmental Law Journal, Haber Joseph McCarthy Environmental Law Award
  • B.A., Geology, 1997, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, The University of Alabama


  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Austin Bar Association



  • Best Lawyers in America®, Environmental Law, 2011-Present
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin, 2015, 2017, and 2023
  • Chambers USA, Environmental Law, 2011-2023
  • Super Lawyers, Texas Super Lawyer, 2018-2021


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Houston, Texas 77046
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Dallas, Texas 75248
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Terrace 2
2700 Via Fortuna, Suite 350
Austin, Texas 78746
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