Caldwell East & Finlayson PLLC

700 North Saint Mary’s Street

Suite 1825

San Antonio, Texas 78205-3545


Phone: (210) 225-1655

Fax: (210) 225-8999


G. Wade Caldwell


Oil and Gas


Commercial Litigation


210.228.3617 (o) direct

210.225.1655 (o) main

210.225.8999 (f)









Mr. Wade Caldwell's practice has included a wide range of  oil and gas law and commercial litigation with an emphasis on representation of mineral owners, heavy equipment dealers, real estate, construction, DTPA, collection litigation, and other complex commercial disputes.


Mr. Caldwell also has substantial experience in class actions, employment, product liability, antitrust, insurance and bankruptcy litigation. Primary clients have been mineral and land owners, financial institutions, heavy equipment dealers, and policyholders.


Mr. Caldwell has extensive trial experience and was previously the managing member of CEF from 2007-2016. He has also been named  a "Best Lawyer" by Best Lawyers in both energy and litigation.


Take a look at G. Wade Caldwell's Mineral Rights Forum blog here.



New Mexico Military Institute

Vanderbilt University (B.S. in Engineering Science)

Southern Methodist University, School Of Law (J.D.)



National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) (Texas Chapter President 2017-Present)

San Antonio Bar Association (Fee Dispute Committee, Chair Litigation Section, Unauthorized Practice Of Law Committee)

State Bar Of Texas (Chair-Panel 10-C2 Grievance Committee, Oil and Gas, Insurance And Consumer Law Sections)

Vanderbilt Alumni Chapter (Past President)

Monte Vista Historical Association (President 2011)

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