Carter Dickson Selected to Institute for Energy Law Leadership Class

July 17, 2023 | Attorney News

Jackson Walker is pleased to announce Carter Dickson has been selected to participate in the 2023-2024 Leadership Class of the Institute for Energy Law (IEL).

Designed for energy professionals, the IEL Leadership Class comprises 40 individuals from eight states and Washington, D.C. who are diverse in job type, experience, industry representation, gender, race, and ethnicity. Their experience ranges from three to 13 years in oil and gas litigation and transactions, as well as in tax, carbon management, hydrogen, nuclear, renewable energy, ESG, and regulatory.

The IEL Leadership Academy will begin in August, and the class will meet in September. The program will continue through spring 2024 with webinars, networking events, and other programming focused on young energy professionals.

Carter is the third Jackson Walker attorney to be selected to the IEL Leadership Class. Energy Chair Jesse S. Lotay was the first (2018) followed by Courtney R. Wade in 2022.

Founded in Dallas, Texas, in 1947, the IEL is among the oldest continuing legal education providers in the world and is a division of The Center for American and International Law. The membership organization offers several educational conferences and seminars every year, publishes papers and periodicals, and provides a forum to discuss modern issues affecting the energy industries.

Carter DicksonMeet Carter

Carter Dickson focuses on commercial litigation, land acquisition, and alternative dispute resolution. He represents businesses, including energy clients and condemnors, in litigation and appellate matters involving federal and state environmental statutes, regulatory compliance, and contractual disputes. Carter also has experience defending clients in class action and multi-district litigation. He obtained his B.A. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his J.D. from University of Houston Law Center, and his LLM in Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law from the University of Houston Law Center.