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Aaron Carlson joined the Strong Firm P.C. in February of 2022 as a business-minded attorney with over 25 years of experience. He 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 General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Noble Midstream Partners (Nasdaq: NBLX). More recently, Aaron served in Chevron’s (NYSE: CVX) Legal Department from October of 2020 through December of 2021 after its 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 and gas industry.  He and his family have been residents of the Woodlands since 2004.

Areas of practice 

  • Oil, gas and energy
  • Mergers, acquisitions and sales
  • Business Law and Contracts
  • Corporations, LLCs Partnerships
  • Business disputes
  • Commercial disputes


  • South Texas College of Law Houston, J.D.
  • University of Central Florida, B.A.

Community, civic, and bar activities

  • State Bar of Texas, former Chair and current Council Member of Corporate Counsel Section
  • State Bar of Texas, former Council Member of Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section
  • Texas Bar Foundation Fellow


  • State Bar of Texas