Mayer Brown LLP

Banking & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Operates from Houston and is able to draw on the firm's national and international network. Handles traditional energy lending as well as financing for renewable energy projects. Possesses considerable expertise in acquisition financing and reserve-based lending. Well supported by complementary tax, corporate and real estate departments.

Strengths"I find it to be very detailed and thorough," says a client. "It give us good guidance and I like to use it because of its expertise in banking and finance matters."

Sources say: "Its lawyers are always pleasant to work with, responsive and helpful."

Work highlights Acted for Bank of Montreal, as administrative agent, on providing a $1.25 billion senior secured revolving credit facility to Comstock Resources.

Notable practitioners

Bill Hart boasts a specialty in oil and gas transactions, while his client base includes both borrowers and lenders. A peer reports that "he's a very good lawyer."

Tristan Propst counts a host of banks among his client following, acting for them on complex finance transactions. Interviewees value that he is "incredibly detail-oriented and is always willing to take the time to explain things. He is really great for complicated transactions."