Michael Jewell is one of Texas’ leading authorities on energy law and public policy. He is the managing partner at his firm, Jewell & Associates, PLLC. The law firm focuses on representing clients before the Texas Legislature and state agencies on matters relating to electricity, energy, telecommunications, and other administrative issues.
Michael has more than 30 years’ experience in and with the Texas government and has served as a regulatory and legislative advocate for national and international clients, including Direct Energy, Enel X, MP2 Energy, Pattern Energy, Reliant Energy, the Solar Energy Industries Association, and Toshiba.
Jewell currently serves as a Private Sector Board Member of the Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute. He previously worked for then-Governor George W. Bush as a liaison to the Texas Legislature on issues relating to public utilities, administrative law, tort reform, natural resources and criminal justice. In his early legislative career, he served on the staff of former State Representative Pat Hill (R – Dallas) and former State Representative Bill Ceverha (R – Dallas).
Before practicing law in Texas, Michael earned his B.A. in Plan II from the University of Texas at Austin with concentrations in Mechanical Engineering, German, and Computer Programming. Michael earned his J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law in Austin. Jewell lives in Austin with his wife, daughter, three dogs, and two cats.