Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler Adds Energy Regulatory Lawyer Sabina Walia

Attorney brings natural gas and liquids experience to Houston pipeline practice

Press Release

HOUSTON – The Houston-based oil and gas pipeline law firm Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of energy regulatory partner Sabina Walia.

Ms. Walia brings added depth to the firm’s practice in natural gas/liquids and midstream project development, areas in which Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler has established itself as a go-to law firm, especially in matters involving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Ms. Walia has represented major natural gas pipeline operators in a variety of FERC proceedings. She also advises clients on pipeline compliance, negotiates an array of midstream agreements, and advises clients on natural gas and liquids infrastructure projects. To learn more about Ms. Walia’s practice, please visit

“We are excited to have Sabina join our team,” said Michelle T. Boudreaux, firm partner and co-founder. “She is highly knowledgeable and built a comprehensive natural gas and liquids practice at Vinson & Elkins prior to joining our firm.”

“Sabina is an outstanding lawyer w ho will materially add to our ability to serve our clients. Her broad experience in the natural gas area will be of great help in handling our expanding midstream practice,” said Henry S. May Jr., Special Counsel to the firm and former head of the energy regulatory practice at Vinson & Elkins.

Ms. Walia earned her law degree from Georgetown Law School and her undergraduate degree at Rice University. She is a member of the Energy Bar Association and a frequent presenter at energy regulatory continuing legal education programs.

“I am thrilled to be working with this group of talented lawyers and look forward to adding to the extensive regulatory practice that Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler has developed,” said Ms. Walia.

Houston-based Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler PLLC is an oil and natural gas pipeline law firm that combines a deep bench of highly experienced energy attorneys with the nimbleness of a small firm. The firm’s attorneys have spent years helping companies in the pipeline industry successfully navigate the maze of state and federal energy regulations. They bring an unrivaled breadth of experience to each regulatory issue, transaction, and development project, providing clients with up-to-date understandings of critical regulatory developments. Learn more at

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