Eugene Clayborn

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Eugene Clayborn is Board Certified in Administrative by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been practicing law for the past twenty-eight years. As an Associate Attorney at The Fowler Law Firm, P.C. and as the owner of the Law Office of Eugene A. Clayborn, PLLC, Eugene provides litigation services related to administrative
law, environmental law, regulatory licensure, open government, construction law, eminent domain, and breach of contract claims.


Before entering into private practice, Eugene was Deputy Chief of the Administrative Law Division at the Office of the Attorney General of Texas. His responsibilities included supervising and managing attorneys and support staff personnel. In addition, Eugene carried a caseload which required him to litigate civil cases in the state district courts, state appellate courts, and federal district courts relating to declaratory judgments, injunctions, and suits for judicial review of agency actions. Generally, these cases involved Medicaid rates and benefits, long term care, home health agencies, vital statistics, assisted living facilities, communicable diseases, occupational licensing, teacher contracts, charter schools, eligibility for athletic participation in high school sports, and challenges to agency rulemaking procedures. Previously, Eugene was an Assistant Attorney General in the Environmental Protection Division at the Office of the Attorney General of Texas (f/k/a the Natural Resources Division) where he litigated civil cases in the state district court, state courts of appeals, and federal courts related to air pollution, water pollution, industrial hazardous waste, and municipal solid waste violations as well as recovering natural
resources damages. Before becoming an Assistant Attorney General, Eugene was a staff attorney at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (f/k/a the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission) where he represented the Executive Director in permitting and enforcement proceedings (contested and uncontested) relating to water quality, municipal solid waste, and air quality.


Eugene earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from South Texas College of Law – Houston, his Master of Arts in Public Administration from the University of Houston, and his Bachelor of Art in Government from the University of Texas at Austin. Also, he is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Austin Bar Association, the USDC Southern District
of Texas, the USDC Western District of Texas, the USDC Eastern District of Texas, and the USDC Northern District of Texas.

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