Focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, corporate control, governance issues, general corporate matters. Represents domestic/foreign parties in mergers and acquisitions, including negotiated acquisitions/dispositions, controlled auctions, spin-offs, split-offs, corporate inversions, tender offers and related financings. Involved in some of the largest mergers in the oilfield service sector and numerous transactions in other parts of energy/other sectors. Has participated in numerous contested takeovers, proxy fights, assists clients in takeover defense planning. Represents issuers, underwriters, selling shareholders in capital markets transactions.
State Bar of Texas; Houston Bar Association.
JD, Yale Law School, 1983; BA, Yale College, 1980.