Cole Konopka is an Associate in the Houston office. Cole’s practice is focused primarily on Public Finance and Real Estate, including the creation of special purpose districts, statutory and regulatory interpretation, governmental relations, and administration of special districts. He represents clients before administrative agencies such as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), the Texas Water Development Board, and various cities, counties and regional service providers.
While attending law school at Vermont Law School, Cole was elected Vermont Editor of the Vermont Law Review and was a research associate for the Water and Justice Program. While in the Water and Justice Program, Cole wrote extensively on the public trust doctrine and the Clean Water Act. He also taught a Legal Writing I Workshop as a Dean’s Fellow during his third year.
- J.D., 2016, Vermont Law School
- B.S. Environmental Science, 2012, Texas Christian University
- National Association of Bond Lawyers
- American Bar Association
- Houston Young Lawyers Association
- Vermont Law School Alumni Association
- “The First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All The Lawyers,” International Association of Defense Counsel Committee Newsletter, with Elizabeth Haecker Ryan and Elizabeth S. Fitch, (February 2017)