Provided by Michael O'Leary
Co-head of the firm’s Corporate team. Represents public and private companies and investment banking firms in corporate finance and M&A transactions, including: mergers, acquisitions, de-SPAC transactions, dispositions, IPOs and other public offerings, private placements; partnerships/joint venture formation; public company spin-offs; redemptions and consent solicitations; royalty trusts and VPP financings; upstream, midstream and interstate pipeline transactions; private equity and infrastructure investments in energy and portfolio company representation; counsels Boards of Directors and special committees on governance, fiduciary duties and conflict of interest transactions; joint bidding arrangements and corporate governance counseling. Expertise in upstream and midstream energy, intrastate/interstate pipeline, oilfield service company, MLP, royalty trusts and securities matters.
Michael O'Leary is respected for his broad-ranging expertise in securities law. His diverse practice encompasses the representation of energy companies and investment banks in debt transactions, as well as equity offerings, such as IPOs.
"A very well-respected lawyer." "Michael is easy to work with and constructive."
Michael O'Leary frequently advises major oil and gas clients on sophisticated domestic and international M&A as well as corporate securities matters, including IPOs, debt and equity offerings.
"He is commercial due to his understanding of the industry, and is able to get results." "He is really effective and smart."
Michael O'Leary is expert in an array of corporate transactions, from M&A to securities offerings. He primarily works on deals in the energy sector.