Uhl, Fitzsimons, Jewett, Burton & Wolff, PLLC, welcomes Jaime S. Rangel as a partner to the firm in our Litigation department. Mr. Rangel is a South Texas native, having grown up in Corpus Christi, Texas. Mr. Rangel’s practice focuses upon representation of plaintiffs and defendants in general litigation matters pending in state and federal courts, with an emphasis on complex energy and business disputes. Mr. Rangel has also handled numerous personal injury disputes. In the oil and gas context, Mr. Rangel has handled disputes involving breach of contract, lease termination, deed construction and reformation, declaratory judgment, trespass to try title, payment of royalties, surface damages, failure to develop, fraud and negligence. Mr. Rangel has appeared in courts throughout South Texas, including those in Bexar, Nueces, La Salle, McMullen, Live Oak, Bee, San Patricio, Brooks, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Jim Hogg, Duval, Kenedy, Starr, Zapata, Dimmitt, Maverick, Frio, Atascosa, Cameron and Victoria Counties. Mr. Rangel has also negotiated numerous transactions on behalf of South Texas landowners, including oil and gas leases and amendments, royalty audits, pipeline right of way agreements, surface use agreements, water use agreements and seismic agreements. Jaime earned his J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law.