Camm ‘Trey’ Lary
PartnerAllen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP
Trey’s principal area of practice is public finance, urban development law, local government regulation, and state legislative matters. He regularly represents special districts whose chief purpose is providing water, sewer, and drainage services. Trey also represents cities and developers in connection with economic development agreements, tax increment reinvestment zones, local government corporations, municipal management districts, and other financing mechanisms used to facilitate urban development and renewal activities and the financing of public works and infrastructure. Trey serves as general counsel and bond counsel to special districts and local governments. Trey works with private developers to structure development agreements with cities and other local government entities for public participation in commercial, residential, and mixed-use developments.
Legislative Activities. Trey has worked to draft significant pieces of legislation and lobby for their passage, including changes to Chapters 49, 51, 54, and 57 of the Water Code, Chapter 375 of the Texas Local Government Code, and Chapter 311 of the Texas Tax Code affecting the administration and operation of water districts; municipal management districts, and tax increment reinvestment zones (TIRZ’s), respectively; and reforming the process of granting “Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity” (CCN’s) by the TCEQ/PUC by providing greater rights to landowners. Trey works with the TCEQ to write and adopt agency rules implementing legislative changes.
Representative Matters. Trey works on the creation and ongoing operation of numerous districts in the greater Austin, San Antonio, and Houston areas. Additionally, he works with a number of TIRZ’s and local government corporations in cities throughout Texas.
Educational and Professional Background. Texas A&M University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1995; The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1998; Vinson & Elkins L.L.P., 1998–2003. Admitted to practice: Texas, 1998.
Member. State Bar of Texas; Urban Land Institute; National Association of Bond Lawyers; Real Estate Council of Austin; Board of Directors, Texas Association of Business; Chairman, Water Committee of the Texas Association of Business; Trustee, Houston Realty Business Coalition; Capital Area Suburban Exchange; Advisory Council, Association of Water Board Directors – Texas.