Certified Mediator (Texas)
Member CIArb

About Aaron Ball

Aaron is a corporate and transactional attorney with over 26 years of experience in both private practice and as in-house counsel.  He founded BALL PLLC in 2014 and leads the Corporate and OGCLS practice groups. Aaron acts as outside general counsel to most of his clients and represents them in their largest and most important transactions.

  • Outside general counsel for publicly traded technology distribution company.
  • Lead counsel for acquisition of commercial roofing distribution company.
  • U.S. counsel for international energy company with multinational operations.
  • Outside general counsel for commercial roofing company.
  • Lead counsel for acquisition of midstream energy infrastructure inspection services company.
  • Outside general counsel for multi-business entrepreneur with holdings in real estate, nutritional supplements, and construction.
  • Lead counsel for publicly traded upstream oil and gas company with operations in U.S. and Africa.
  • Lead attorney for restructuring of numerous private businesses including remote healthcare services, commercial real estate, franchise holding company, among others.
  • Outside general counsel to global consortium (trade association) that facilitates the development, management, and adoption of data exchange standards for the upstream oil and gas industry.
  • Outside general counsel for furniture and artwork design firm.
  • Draft and negotiate domestic and international commercial contracts including procurement-related contracts, service agreements, joint venture agreements, license agreements, vendor agreements, long-term operating agreements, real estate leases, confidentiality agreements, purchase and sale agreements, for upstream operators, seismic companies, service companies, pipeline companies, manufacturers, natural gas storage companies.
  • Outside General Counsel to privately held upstream oil and gas company with operations in the Permian Basin.
  • Counsel to international energy engineering services company.
  • Outside general counsel for commercial roofing distribution company.
  • Leadership Houston, Graduate and former member of Board of Directors
  • Board of Directors, Wesley Academy (2017-2019)
  • Houston Business Journal Outstanding General Counsel Award “Best Solo General Counsel”.
  • Houston Business Journal Outstanding General Counsel Award “Up and Comer”.
  • Houston Business Journal “40 Under 40”.
  • Nominee, “Five Outstanding Young Houstonians”.
  • Texas Superlawyers “Texas Rising Star”.
  • Leadership Houston Class XXVI, Board of Directors.
  • Latin Lawyer 250 (Recognized as a leading attorney in practice area of international transactions).
  • J.D., The American University, Washington College of Law
  • L.L.M. (Taxation), DePaul University College of Law
  • B.A. Political Science & Spanish, Butler University
  • Certified Mediator (Texas)
  • Member, CIArb
  • English (Native)
  • Spanish (Fluent)
  • Texas
  • United Kingdom (Solicitor)

Giving back to our community is fundamental to who we are and it’s part of our core.”

AARON BALL • Attorney

“Aaron has provided legal services to Lukoil International Upstream West for the past two years and has done an exceptional job. Dedicated, hard working and technically strong in his work. Work ethic is impeccable. Highly recommended.”

H. Daniel Hogan
General Manager


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