Wes was art of a panel discussion on the topic of new water supplies for Texas; current and future conflicts over water resources; and regulatory issues concerning water quality, environmental stream flows, and federal jurisdiction. Jackson Walker partner Mike Nasi served on the planning committee for this year’s event. For more information or to register, visit the State Bar of Texas online.
Wes helps clients develop, acquire, and monetize water resources and infrastructure. He commonly represents public and private corporations, government enterprises, investment funds, and private water right holders. He has been involved in many of the largest and most significant water development projects in the United States for more than a decade, across multiple states and regions, with a strong focus on California and Texas. His projects include the development and adjudication of surface water and groundwater rights, water storage, interbasin transfers, water conservation and marketing, recycling and desalination. Mr. Strickland also focuses on the development of infrastructure projects through public–private partnerships. He has represented both public and private entities for the procurement, contracting and implementation of projects such as ports, bridges, highways, vertical real estate and water and wastewater treatment plants. Mr. Strickland received his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.