Joshua VonTrapp

Associate, Houston



Joshua VonTrapp is an associate in the Firm's Houston office.

He represents clients in complex, cross-border and domestic project development and financing transactions across the energy industry. Joshua has a strong commitment to pro bono work and since joining the Firm, he has worked on international and domestic human rights issues.

As an undergraduate student, he was a recipient of the U.S. Department of State's Critical Language Scholarship, through which he studied Arabic in Tangier, Morocco. While in law school, he was an Articles Editor of the Harvard International Law Journal and interned for a human rights focused non-profit in Yerevan, Armenia.

Bars and Courts
Texas State Bar
Harvard Law School
International Relations
Brigham Young University

Minor in Arabic 



Select representative experience includes representing:

  • Ongoing representation of Orbia, an international chemical company, in a joint venture with Solvay in connection with the proposed development of two facilities in the U.S. for the production of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), a critical material for the battery market, with an expected investment value of approximately US$850 million.