Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler Adds Houston Energy Attorney Henry May

Firm expanding robust pipeline practice in nation’s energy capital

Press Release

(November 1, 2014, Houston, TX) – The Houston oil and gas pipeline law firm Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of energy lawyer Henry S. May Jr., who brings extensive regulatory and transactional expertise in the natural gas industry.

Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler boasts a thriving practice in the liquids pipeline industry. Mr. May, who joins the firm as Special Counsel, has years of experience representing natural gas industry clients both in court and before federal and state agencies.

“We are delighted to enlist Henry’s deep understanding of the natural gas industry and his wealth of experience in handling regulatory challenges,” says Michelle T. Boudreaux, firm partner and co-founder.

Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler is well-known for helping clients navigate the complex regulatory environment confronting pipeline developers and operators.

“I’ve long known and admired the lawyers at Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler based on our prior work together at Vinson & Elkins,” says Mr. May. “I’m excited to join this rapidly growing team.”

“Our natural gas pipeline clients gain an exceptional resource in Henry,” says firm co-founder Charles F. Caldwell, who represents a wide range of pipeline companies.

Mr. May led Vinson & Elkins’ energy regulatory practice for more than 20 years before retiring after four decades with the firm. His track record includes successfully representing natural gas companies in developing new policies at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Mr. May has been lead counsel in numerous agency proceedings and court appeals. He also has represented clients in many energy transactions and large-scale infrastructure projects.

Regularly recognized for his energy regulation work by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Mr. May also has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in energy and natural resources law.

Houston-based Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler PLLC is an oil and gas pipeline law firm that combines the nimbleness of a small firm with the extensive regulatory experience of a larger firm. Our attorneys have spent years helping companies in the pipeline industry successfully navigate the maze of state and federal energy regulations. We 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

For more information on Mr. May and the firm, contact Kit Frieden at 800-559-4534 or