Edwin M. Callender is an attorney and international energy consultant based in Houston, Texas. He is managing member of The Callender Law Firm PLLC, a practice focused in the areas of energy and oil & gas law, commercial transactions, business law, and private placements. Mr. Callender is an energy and oil & gas industry practitioner with more than 25 years’ experience delivering quality legal, consulting, and technical- services across various industry segments. Mr. Callender has held positions of increasing responsibility at major oil & gas-, refining-, natural gas-, and electric power- companies, and has wide-ranging expertise in business strategy, commercial transactions, energy deal structuring and risk analysis, business planning, and business optimization. Mr. Callender’s unique combination of legal-, analytical-, engineering-, and business- skills evidences his broad and deep expertise. He is also principal consultant of EMC Energy Consulting LLC, an international energy economics research, management, and process operations consulting firm. Edwin Callender is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).
Mr. Callender earned his BSc. degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In 1988, he joined Atlantic Richfield Company as a chemical engineer in Houston, Texas and began a career in the energy and oil & gas industry. He graduated magna cum laude with his JD law degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, and also earned an MBA-Finance degree, and an MSc. degree in Chemical Engineering, both from the University of Houston. Mr. Callender is highly respected for his contributions and competence in his fields of endeavor, and holds a European patent for a commercial petrochemical process. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including: the State Bar of Texas, Texas Bar College, Houston Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Houston Lawyers Association where he is also a member of the board of directors. Edwin Callender is a Texas and New York licensed attorney and is licensed to practice before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Fifth Circuit and the US District & Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of Texas.