William M. Getschow, General Counsel. William has extensive experience with oil and gas exploration and production matters, including onshore and offshore United States and Mexico. William has a private practice commercial litigation and business transactional background and he initially left private practice to join Diamond Offshore Drilling. Prior to becoming a part of the Bruin team, William was an assistant general counsel with Fieldwood Energy LLC focusing on transactional, operational, production marketing and compliance matters, and before Fieldwood, William was regional counsel for Apache Corporation handling legal matters for Apache’s onshore gulf coast Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama business units. William has his bachelor’s and juris doctorate degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and also has his Master in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas.