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James Rice

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James Rice is capable of handling a broad range of transactional matters involving exploration and production properties, pipeline assets and refining and processing facilities.
"A very levelheaded, calm and thoughtful lawyer who really knows his stuff." "He understands the market and brings a swath of experience and knowledge."
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Jim Rice focuses his practice principally on transactions for energy industry participants, including companies engaged in oil and gas exploration and production (E&P), midstream activities (gas and oil), petroleum refining, petrochemicals processing, oilfield services and electric power generation.

Jim has significant experience in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; private equity investments; bank financings; structured financings; and debt restructurings, with primary emphasis on the energy sector. He has represented public companies and special board committees in M&A transactions; major integrated oil companies in transactional matters; independent E&P companies, oilfield services providers, petroleum refiners and traders, petrochemical companies and independent power producers in M&A, A&D, joint venture and financing activities; private equity funds and investees in energy investments; management in LBO transactions; banks and other financial institutions in E&P and other financings, including first lien/second lien and leveraged lease transactions; and issuers of debt and equity in capital markets transactions, including private placements, IPOs, Rule 144A offerings and shelf take-downs.

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Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1983, Tulane Law Review; Tulane University, B.A., 1979.

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