Benjamin Randolph Allen III<br />
Benjamin Randolph Allen III

Randy is the principal and founding partner of Allen & Associates, L.L.P., where he has devoted his entire legal career to land, oil, gas, mineral, and real estate law. Randy is a third generation Allen Family oil and gas professional. In addition to the firm, Randy Allen founded Abstract & Title Resources, Inc. in 2004, where He manage landmen on runsheet and abstract construction, title curative, lease acquisition, right-of-way acquisition, seismic permitting, mineral and lease take-off, surface inspection, mapping, road and highway permitting, damage settlement, acquisitions, divestitures and due diligence.

In addition to the above, Randy is very active in the legal community and participates in various legal and charitable organizations.


  • Bar Admissions: Texas (1997), Kentucky (2007), Ohio (2012), Pennsylvania (2012), Wyoming and New Mexico.
  • J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law, 1996
  • M.B.A., St. Mary’s University School of Business, 1996
  • B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1992
    • Real Estate and Urban Land Development
    • Rho Epsilon (National Professional Real Estate Fraternity)
  • Certified Petroleum Landman, American Association of Petroleum Landmen


  • Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • State Bar of Texas: Oil, Gas and Natural Resources Section, Real Estate Section
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • American Association of Professional Landmen, CPL
  • Oklahoma City Association of Professional Landmen
  • San Antonio Association of Professional Landmen
  • Houston/West Houston Association of Petroleum Landmen
Brian A. Clepp
Brian A. CleppPartner/Escrow Agent

Brian received his undergraduate education from the University of Texas in Austin. He pursued a double major while at the University of Texas, and in 2002 he received his B.A. in English and History. After graduation, he attended St. Mary’s University School of Law where he was awarded his J.D. in 2005. Brian was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in November 2005.

Before joining Allen & Associates, L.L.P., Brian worked as a landman in Zapata, Jim Hogg, Starr and Webb County for Abstract & Title Resources Inc. His land work included building run sheets, drafting curative instruments, supplemental record checks and satisfying various drilling requirements for Original and Division Order Title Opinions.

Brian has been an Oil and Gas Attorney with Allen & Associates, L.L.P. since 2005 as an associate attorney, and since January 2009 as Partner. He exclusively practices oil, gas and mineral law and has rendered thousands of title opinions and worked extensively in South Texas and the Barnett Shale, as well as the Haynesville Shale, the Eagle Ford Shale, and throughout the Gulf Coast of Texas and Oklahoma.

Brian is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of Kansas and the State Bar of Oklahoma. He is also a member of the State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Section, a member of the San Antonio Bar Association Natural Resources Section, and a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. He also belongs to the San Antonio Association of Professional Landmen and the Oklahoma City Association of Professional Landmen.