Phillip E. Norvell

Professor Emeritus

Phillip E. NorvellPhillip Norvell taught in the Property and Natural Resources area of the curriculum. His scholarly activities focused on Oil and Gas law. He lectured before numerous national and state mineral law institutes on oil and gas and water law. His writings focused on mineral conveyancing and facilitating the development of oil and gas resources. He has also served the Natural Resources Section of the American Bar Association and the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation in an editorial capacity. Professor Norvell was a member of the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission from 1987-1996. He also served as a member of the Board of Editors of the Oil & Gas Reporter (Matthew Bender) since 1981. Professor Norvell graduated from the University of Oklahoma (B.A.) and the University of Oklahoma School of Law in 1973 (J.D.) 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 (Washington, D.C.) prior to joining the faculty.