Jesse T. Nation

Jesse Nation is an associate with the firm’s Oil, Gas & Energy Group.  Jesse’s practice focuses on protecting property, mineral and leasehold interests. He has experience representing exploration and production companies on a variety of upstream transactions and landowners in pipeline easement negotiations and other surface right matters.

Jesse is a published author on Texas natural resources law, environmental law and takings law. Before joining Branscomb Law, he served as an extern for the Honorable Judge Kathryn H. Vratil of the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, was a summer associate at a patent litigation firm and was a legal intern in the Topeka City Attorney’s Office.


B.A., The University of Texas at San Antonio, 2016
Summa Cum Laude
J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 2019
Magna Cum Laude (Top 5%)
Washburn Law Journal, Senior Staff Writer
Top Paper/CALI Awards:

  • Oil and Gas Law, with distinction
  • Water Law, with distinction
  • Environmental Law
  • Legal Analysis, Research and Writing I
  • Federal Courts
  • Civil Procedure II
  • Professional Responsibility

Member, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
Member, Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
Member, Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, Corpus Christi Bar Association
Member, Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association


Jesse enjoys traveling, following the Supreme Court and reading Tom Clancy novels.