Austin Echols

Associate

Austin Echols

Houston

P: +1.713.229.6220
F: +1.713.229.6120

Austin Echols' practice focuses on a range of environmental, health, and safety issues including regulatory compliance, incident response, permitting, litigation, transactions, and matters at the state, federal, and international levels. His experience includes addressing workplace safety, process safety, pipeline safety, incident response, maritime, air, water, and waste issues. Austin also counsels clients during crises, defends witness interviews, and manages federal and state agency investigations into workplace safety, process safety, transportation, and environmental incidents.

Prior to attending law school, Austin worked as a terminal operator for a large oil and gas company and served in the U.S. Coast Guard ("USCG") as a shipboard engineer, waterfront facility inspector, and pollution investigator. Austin continues to serve in the USCG Reserve, providing legal assistance to military service members, veterans, and their families. Austin also serves on the Board of Directors of Breakwater Alliance Foundation, a non-profit organization that assists active duty USCG members with mental health issues.

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