Mary K. Sahs, an honors graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, operates a solo practice under the name Mary K. Sahs, P.C. For more than 30 years, she has focused her practice on the areas of water and environmental law. For several years, she was an assistant city attorney for a number of small municipalities in central Texas. Between 1988 and 1992, she served as a Hearings Examiner and then as the Public Interest Counsel at the Texas Water Commission. Later, she was an associate with Gardere & Wynne, L.L.P. From there, she started her own firm in 1995, which has continued until the present, with a several year hiatus while she served ? of counsel? to Carls, McDonald & Dalrymple LLP. Ms. Sahs has written and spoken extensively on water and environmental issues, particularly groundwater issues, including the emerging issue of brackish groundwater and the relationship between oil and gas production and groundwater. She is the managing editor of Essentials of Texas Water Resources, the sixth edition of which will be released in 2020. She was selected by her peers for inclusion in Woodward/White, Inc.?s 2009 through 2019 editions of The Best Lawyers in America_, for her work in the practice area of Water Law and has been a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas since 2001.