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Keith Fullenweider

Houston, USA USA Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)Corporate/M&ACorporate/M&A: Private Equity
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Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) - USA - Nationwide

Eminent Practitioners

Keith Fullenweider expertly advises private equity firms on the full spectrum of oil and gas transactions, including M&A, financing and securities matters.
"He is extremely knowledgeable and is a very good lawyer."
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Corporate/M&A - Texas

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Keith Fullenweider cochairs the corporate team. His leading transactional practice sees him regularly work with the foremost private equity firms.
"He is smart, responsive, decisive. He is an outstanding strategic thinker and deal adviser." "He is an extremely active current private equity practitioner, he is top-of-market at a top firm too."
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Corporate/M&A: Private Equity - Texas

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Keith Fullenweider cochairs the corporate team. His leading transactional practice sees him regularly work with the foremost private equity firms.
"He is smart, responsive, decisive. He is an outstanding strategic thinker and deal adviser." "He is an extremely active current private equity practitioner, he is top-of-market at a top firm too."
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Keith's practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint venture and domestic and international energy and power transactions. Fullenweider is currently Chair of the firm and a member of the firm’s Management Committee.

Keith maintains an active practice with private equity firms and their portfolio companies on their investments, financings, and exit transactions. In addition, he counsels private equity firms on structuring capital raises, new business opportunities and corporate development matters. Keith also has extensive experience in public company merger transactions, particularly those involving conflict, special committee processes and regulated industries.

Keith’s clients include some of the world’s most prominent private investors including TPG, Blackstone, KKR, Crestview, Quantum and EnCap.

Keith served as co-head of V&E’s corporate department from 2016 to 2021, and prior to that, he led the firm’s private equity and M&A practice, from 2008 to 2016. During that time, the firm saw a significant expansion of its private equity representations. Under Keith’s watch, V&E became the country’s No. 1 private equity energy practice1 and solidified its position as a leading legal advisor to private equity firms across industry sectors. V&E also maintained its No. 1 ranking in energy M&A transactions during each year in this period.

In addition to his other management responsibilities, Keith serves as Chair of the firm’s Diversity Executive Committee.

Career

Admitted to Texas Bar in 1988. Joined Vinson & Elkins LLP in 1988, admitted to the partnership in January 1997.

Personal

Graduated from Princeton University, AB summa cum laude, 1985 and The University of Texas, JD with high honors in 1988 (Chancellors, Texas Law Review and Order of the Coif).

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