Practice Areas

Since we were founded in 1992, the attorneys of Murphy Mahon Keffler & Farrier have provided a full spectrum of legal services for businesses of all sizes and individuals throughout the State of Texas.

Oil and Gas Law

As one of few law firms in Fort Worth with the experience to handle any type of oil and gas related legal matter, we are recognized in the oil and gas industry for our expertise in all areas of oil and gas law. We represent publicly trade oil and gas corporations, large and small independent producers, individuals and trusts in the full spectrum of energy transactions.

Energy Lending

Our law firm has a strong practice in the specialized area of energy lending. We represent both banks and oil and gas companies in various types of asset-based production loans and oil and gas loan workouts and restructures.

Banking and Finance

We represent banks and other financial institutions in all phases of their commercial lending operations, from negotiation through closing.

Commercial Real Estate

Our commercial real estate practice is broad and comprehensive. We have substantial experience in property acquisitions and sales, leasing and property management, sale and leaseback transactions, commercial and real estate lending (both lender and borrower representation), and loan restructures and debt workouts.

Commercial Litigation

We represent our clients in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including oil and gas litigation, construction and real estate litigation, contractual disputes, business torts and securities fraud. We determine our client's business objectives when they are faced with a dispute or litigation and seek to achieve those objectives, be it through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, arbitration or trial.

Business Formation

Many of our relationships with our clients start at the inception of their business, with advice on selecting the proper form of entity for their business. We represent businesses in all phases of formation and organization.

Commercial Transactions

We represent clients in the negotiation, documentation and execution of commercial transactions in a broad spectrum of industries, including manufacturing, retail, media and telecommunication. We have the experience and skill necessary to provide clients with effective legal representation in unique and complex commercial transactions.

Mergers and Acquisitions

We represent both buyers and sellers in all facets of negotiating the acquisition or sale of an ongoing business concern, including obtaining financing, transferring employees, limiting liability, stock purchase agreements, business restructuring, non-compete agreements and consultant agreements.

Licensing and Distribution Agreements

We negotiate licensing and distribution contracts on behalf of owners of technology and other marketable products, with the objective of protecting the owner's rights while opening the path for profit. We create licensing and distribution agreements for manufacturing technology, computer software and oil and gas technology. We also have significant experience in representing franchisees in the acquisition and sale of a franchise.