TREIA is formalizing its geographic reach beyond our historic stronghold in Central Texas. This allows us to hold more events across the state and tap into Texas’ rich business network. To contact any of the Chairs, or to offer yourself as a Chapter chair, please contact us at


Dallas/North Texas Chapter
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Scott Deatherage, founding Chair, TREIA Dallas Chapter

Over 32 years of his career, Scott has focused his practice on energy and the environment.  As a partner in nationally known large law firms, he has worked with clients to solve regulatory challenges and to capitalize on emerging technologies such as renewable energy, energy efficiency, blockchain, artificial intelligence and energy storage. He now has his own law firm.

Scott graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and was the Articles Editor of the Harvard Environmental Law Review.  He taught Climate Change Law at the University of Texas Law School for four years and published a book entitled Carbon Trading Law and Practice.

In the energy context, Scott has worked with clients on electricity generation projects totaling more than $5 billion, including over 55 solar projects, wind projects, distributed solar leases, power purchase agreements, energy efficiency and storage contracts, over 45 ground leases for solar farms, anaerobic digestion projects, and landfill gas to energy projects.


TREIA Houston Chapter
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TREIA San Antonio Chapter
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Mariah Mandel, founding Chair, TREIA San Antonio Chapter