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Tom Mason

Tom Mason headshot Tom Mason has 30 years of experience as an environmental lawyer. Most recently, he served as general manager of the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) from 2007 until July 2011. Prior to that, Mason was the LCRA’s general counsel.

Before joining the LCRA in 1987, Mason served as assistant general counsel for the Texas Department of Water Resources and director of the Water Quality Division of the Texas Water Commission. He was also a partner in a law firm with a statewide practice in environmental and administrative law. Mason's experience includes administrative, regulatory, litigation, and legislative matters associated with water, energy, and utilities.

Mason graduated from University of Texas at Austin (B.A., Plan II Honors Program, magna cum laude, 1975), Phi Beta Kappa, Special Honors in English; University of Texas School of Law (J.D., with Honors, 1980), Articles Editor, the Review of Litigation.