Aaron Carlson Joins The Strong Firm As Of Counsel

By: The Strong Firm P.C.
| Published 02/16/2022

Aaron Carlson on the left and Bret Strong on the right

THE WOODLANDS, TX -- The Strong Firm P.C. is pleased to announce the exciting addition of former Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Noble Midstream Partners (Nasdaq: NBLX), Aaron Carlson to the Firm as Of Counsel, bringing over 25 years of Energy Industry experience to our team of attorneys. He brings with him a deep knowledge of Business, Corporate (including Securities), Real Estate and Oil, Gas & Energy practice areas along with solid relationships throughout the Energy industry.

Aaron spent the first seven years of his legal career in private practice before joining Noble Energy (Nasdaq: NBL) in April of 2003 where he served in numerous legal and business roles of increasing responsibility, including Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary; Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary; Vice President of Land, Marketing and Production Reporting; and Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Noble Midstream Partners. More recently, Aaron served in Chevron’s (NYSE: CVX) Legal Department from October of 2020 through December of 2021 after Chevron’s acquisition of Noble Energy. He participates in various professional organizations and formerly served as Chair of the State Bar of Texas Corporate Counsel Section and as a Council Member of the State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section. Aaron has authored and presented numerous articles relating to mergers and acquisitions, securities law, corporate governance and the oil gas, and energy industry. He and his family have been residents of the Woodlands since 2004.

“We are excited to have Aaron join our team and help lead our growth in the corporate and energy sectors with the high level of support to our clients and community” noted Strong. “Having worked in various leadership roles for notable publicly traded energy companies, Aaron brings incredible depth and strength of knowledge to our existing practice areas.”

“I look forward to putting my 25 plus years of experience to work for The Strong Firm’s clients and playing an active role in firm’s commitment to The Woodlands community,” Aaron said. “I’ve known and admired Bret for nearly 20 years. His firm has a track record of success in all types of business transactions and I’m excited to being joining his team of exceptional lawyers and staff.”

The Strong Firm P.C. is a locally owned and operated business law firm founded in 2004
in The Woodlands which specializes in all aspects of business law, including: real estate; oil, gas and energy; mergers, acquisitions and sales; business law and contracts; corporations, LLCs and partnerships; trusts and estate planning; commercial disputes; lending and borrowing; employment law and trademarks.

Along with the recent addition Aaron Carlson, Of Counsel, the firm’s team of seven attorneys include Bret Strong, Managing Shareholder; Brian Albert, Shareholder; Kristen Bates, Senior Associate Attorney; Kristina Frankel, Of Counsel; Carissa Peterson, Associate Attorney and Jason Culak, Associate Attorney.

The Strong Firm P.C. serves individuals and businesses in The Woodlands and the Greater Houston area as well as clients around the country and the world.

Community-minded, The Strong Firm P.C. is an active member of dozens of community and civic organizations including, The Woodlands Economic Development Partnership, The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Montgomery County, Yes to Youth – Montgomery County Youth Services, and Interfaith of The Woodlands, and serves as the official law firm of The Woodlands Township’s signature races: the Muddy Trails Bash, Run and Done 3.1, Glow and Go 5K, Woodforest Bank TRI-The Woodlands Triathlon, and the Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas, as well as an annual sponsor for the opening of The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Town Center. In 2014, Bret Strong was named a “Hometown Hero” by Interfaith of The Woodlands.

The Strong Firm P.C. is located in The Woodlands at the Two Hughes Landing building overlooking Lake Woodlands at 1790 Hughes Landing Boulevard. For more information, call 281-367-1222 or visit the firm’s website at

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