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William W. Ogden

William W. Ogden

Kean Miller LLP
  • Employment Law, Energy, Oil & Gas Law, Gov & Administrative Law
  • Texas
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Summary

Bill Ogden is a partner in the Houston office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2017 and practices in the trial and appellate groups. He has extensive courtroom and appellate experience in a wide range of commercial litigation, with concentration in communications and First Amendment law, employment litigation, financial services and energy law. Bill is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is one of the foremost First Amendment attorneys in the state of Texas having represented traditional media such as newspapers, broadcasters, journalists and book publishers, as well as internet content providers and international technology companies.

Bill has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of First Amendment law for over 25 years (1991-2020) and has been recognized among the Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters in every year of voting from 2003-2017.

Bill earned his B.A. with highest honors from the University of Texas in 1974. He earned his J.D., with honors from the University of Texas Law School in 1977, where he was a member of the Texas Law Review and Order of the Coif.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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5th Circuit
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U.S. District Courts, Southern, Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
Kean Miller LLP
- Current
Partner
Ogden, Broocks & Hall, LLC
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Partner
Locke Lord
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Education
The University of Texas School of Law
J.D.
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University of Texas - Brownsville
B.A.
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Awards
Best Lawyers in America, First Amendment Law
Best Lawyers in America
1991-2020
Texas Super Lawyers
Thomson Reuters
2003-2017
Professional Associations
Houston Bar Association
Member
Current
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Texas Bar Foundation
Sustaining Life Fellow
Current
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Houston Bar Foundation
Sustaining Life Fellow
Current
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Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists
Member
Current
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Texas State Bar # 15228500
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Board Certified - Civil Appellate Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Contact & Map
Kean Miller LLP
Houston
Pennzoil South Tower
711 Louisiana
Suite 1900
Houston, TX 77002
USA
Telephone: (713) 844-3001
Fax: (713) 844-3030