TL Fahring

TL grew up in Anahuac, Texas, a town in Southeast Texas that boasts of having more alligators than people. He obtained his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and his LL.M. in Taxation from NYU School of Law. Between UT and NYU, TL clerked for the Texas Eleventh Court of Appeals in Eastland, Texas. After NYU, he worked for around three years as an associate at Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch, & Ungerman, L.L.P. in Dallas, Texas.

In his free time, TL can be found painting, attending art openings throughout Austin, or running on the hike and bike trail around Lady Bird Lake.


LL.M. in Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2012

  • Student Editor, Tax Law Review

 J.D., with high honors, University of Texas School of Law, 2010

  • Chancellor’s Honor Society
  • Order of the Coif
  • Member, Texas Environmental Law Journal

 B.A., Philosophy, summa cum laude, University of St. Thomas, 2005


  • Texas Supreme Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit


  • Rick Strange & TL Fahring, Rights of First Refusal and Package Oil and Gas Transactions, 53 S. Tex. L. Rev. 29 (2011). 

  • TL Fahring, Nuclear Uncertainty:  A Look at the Uncertainties of a U.S. Nuclear Renaissance, 41 Tex. Envtl. L. J. 279 (2011) (Student Note).