Represents lending institutions, money center banks and regional banks in financings ranging from corporate and working capital loans, revolving credit and letter of credit facilities, to syndicated loan transactions, acquisition loans, energy securitizations and project finance. Work in the upstream sector includes traditional borrowing base credit facilities, volumetric production payment transactions and hedging arrangements. Focuses primarily on credit facilities in the upstream energy sector, including traditional borrowing base credit facilities provided by senior bank lenders to independent producers as well as more complex mezzanine and development financing transactions.
Experience also includes serving as lead transaction counsel on numerous workouts and restructurings involving energy companies. Instrumental in assisting major banks with reserved based loans, senior secured revolving credit facilities and other financing arrangements pertaining to both foreign and domestic assets.
Chair, Finance Department
State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association
The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1991; The University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Business Administration, 1988, with honors