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Holton Farnum

Holton Farnum

Holton Farnum is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Houston and The Woodlands offices. His practice spans across the energy industry, primarily focusing on representing oil and gas clients in the upstream and midstream sectors.

Holton graduated cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center, where he earned his J.D. and served as Editor in Chief of the Houston Law Review. He graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Food Science & Technology and a minor in business. Holton leverages his sharpened legal research and writing skills with his STEM background to tackle complex client matters in the energy space.

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  • Member, Houston Law Review Board of Directors
  • “PFAS Prognostication? Recent SCOTUS Decision Leaves Climate Change Case Analysis Open to Lower Courts,” co-author, Institute for Energy Law: The Energy Dispatch, March 2024.
  • "Spaghetti, Meet Wall: What Midstream Energy Companies Can Do to Combat Contract Rejection During Upstream Bankruptcy Proceedings," author, 60 HOUS. L. REV. 937 (2023)


J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2023, cum laude; Order of the Barons; Editor in Chief, Houston Law Review

B.S., Food Science & Technology, Minor in Business, Texas A&M University, 2018, magna cum laude