El Paso

221 N. Kansas, Suite 1700
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915.533.4424
Fax: 915.546.5360


2905 San Gabriel St, Suite 205, 
Austin, TX 78705
Phone: 512.320.5466
Fax: 512.320.5431

Las Cruces

3800 E. Lohman Ave., Suite C
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Phone: 575.527.0023
Fax: 915.546.5360

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Darcy Alan Frownfelter

Email: darcy.frownfelter@kempsmith.com
Telephone: 210.222.2204 / Fax: 512.320.5431

Darcy is a Partner in the firm’s Public and Environmental Law Department. Darcy’s practice focuses on serving as General Counsel to the Edwards Aquifer Authority in San Antonio, Texas. Included among the areas of Darcy’s practice at the EAA are water rights, water districts, environmental law, endangered species, administrative law, public law, permitting, enforcement, and compliance counseling.  Other positions that Darcy has held are Deputy Attorney General to the Idaho Department of Water Resources (Boise), Hearings Examiner for the Texas Water Commission (Austin), and Legal Advisor to the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (El Paso).  Darcy has authored numerous articles in the area of water and environmental law and is a frequent speaker at conferences.


c/o Edwards Aquifer Authority
900 E. Quincy Street
San Antonio, TX 78215
Phone: 210-222-2204 Fax: 915-546-5360

  • Environmental
  • Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Water Law and Utilities
  • Water and Wastewater Utilities


  • University of Texas School of Law, LL.M., 1989
  • University of Idaho, J.D., 1979
  • Texas A&M University, B. Environ. Design, 1976


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Idaho State Bar
  • Texas Water Conservation Association (Water Laws Committee)


  • Idaho
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, District of Idaho
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court