Carly Jean Gaines is an associate with Powell Coleman & Arnold LLP. Previously, she worked as an in-house landman at a publicly-traded Fortune 500 oil & gas exploration and production company located in The Woodlands, Texas.
Ms. Gaines received her B.A. in English from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010, where she was elected to Phi Betta Kappa and graduated with Highest Honors in the top 4% of her class. Ms. Gaines received her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law in 2015. While in law school, Ms. Gaines interned for Justice Evelyn Keyes at the First Court of Appeals in Houston and served as Articles Editor for the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law. Ms. Gaines is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association, and the Texas Young Lawyers Association.