School of Law
1045 W. Maple St.
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (479) 575-5601
Phillip E. Norvell
Arkansas Bar Foundation Professor of Law
Phone: (479) 575-2206
Professor Phillip Norvell teaches in the areas of property and natural resources and also teaches antitrust law. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. and earned his J.D. in 1973 from the University of Oklahoma School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Order of the Barristers. He practiced law as an antitrust trial attorney with the Bureau of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C., prior to joining the School of Law faculty.
His scholarship is centered around oil and gas law. He has lectured before numerous national and state mineral law institutes on oil, gas, and water law. His most recent writings have focused on mineral conveyancing and facilitating the development of oil and gas resources.
Professor Norvell has served on the Natural Resources Section of the American Bar Association and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation in an editorial capacity. He was a member of the Arkansas Oil & Gas Commission from 1987 to 1996. He has also served as a member of the Board of Editors of the Oil & Gas Reporter (Matthew Bender) since 1981.