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Our corporate attorneys assist clients with every aspect of domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions. Clients include acquirers, targets, financial advisors, independent board committees, and equity investors.

Among the services we regularly provide are:

  • Advising senior management and boards of directors on the legal, regulatory, and tax implications of various transaction structures
  • Organizing and implementing legal due diligence reviews
  • Negotiating and drafting transaction agreements, and related documents
  • Advising on auctions and competitive bidding transactions
  • Assessing regulatory and litigation risks
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 Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Chesapeake Energy Corp. in the $5.375B Sale of Marcellus and Utica Shale Assets to Southwestern Energy
  • American Energy Partners in Three Shale Acreage Transactions Totaling $4.25 billion
  • Par Petroleum Corporation in the Acquisition of Hawaii’s Mid Pac Petroleum for $107 million
  • Porter Hedges Represents Azure Midstream Energy in the Acquisition of an EXCO and BG Group Joint Venture (TGGT Holdings) for $910 Million
  • Par Petroleum Corporation in its Acquisition of Tesoro Hawaii, LLC
  • PetroQuest Energy in the $193 Million Gulf of Mexico Acquisition and a $200 Million Senior Note Offering
  • Par Petroleum Corporation in the $400 million Acquisition of Tesoro Hawaii, LLC
  • Special Committee of the Gulfport Energy Corporation Board of Directors in the $220 million acquisition of Utica Shale Acreage from Windsor Ohio
  • Par Petroleum Corporation in its $18 Million Acquisition of SEACOR Energy, Inc.
  • Special Committee of the Gulfport Energy Corporation Board of Directors in the $372 million acquisition of Utica Shale Acreage from Windsor Ohio
  • EPL Oil & Gas, Inc. in the Purchase of Oil and Gas Assets in the Gulf of Mexico from Hilcorp Energy Co. for $550 Million
  • Chevron U.S.A. Inc. in the Acquisition of Unconventional Assets in New Mexico from Chesapeake Energy Corp.
  • Hupecol Cuerva Holdings LLC in the Sale of its Subsidiary in Colombia to GeoPark Holdings Limited
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News/Events+

News

03/08/17Thirteen Porter Hedges Attorneys Named Texas Rising Stars
02/07/17Porter Hedges Represents Quantum Capital in the Acquisition of Apache Industrial Services
08/15/16The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Recognizes Porter Hedges
05/27/16Chambers USA 2016 Guide Recognized Porter Hedges Among Country's Leading Law Firms
03/04/16Fourteen Porter Hedges Attorneys Named Texas Rising Stars
01/14/16Porter Hedges Advises Fred Haas Interests on the Sale of Two Infiniti dealerships to John Eagle Automotive Group
11/02/15Porter Hedges Once Again Recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firm" Rankings Among Leading National Firms
02/27/15Four Porter Hedges Practices Named Among the Largest in Houston by the Houston Business Journal
06/02/14Porter Hedges Represents Par Petroleum Corporation in the Acquisition of Hawaii’s Mid Pac Petroleum for $107 million
05/23/14Chambers USA Ranks Porter Hedges Among the Country’s Leading Law Firms in its 2014 Law Firm Rankings
03/07/14Nine Porter Hedges Attorneys Named Rising Stars
07/08/13James Cowen Elected Chair of the Houston Bar Association’s Mergers & Acquisitions Section
06/17/13Porter Hedges Represents Par Petroleum Corporation in the $400 million Acquisition of Tesoro Hawaii, LLC
05/24/13Porter Hedges Once Again Ranked by Chambers USA 2013 Among the Country’s Leading Law Firms
05/2013Porter Hedges Named to ‘2013 Corporate Scorecard' by The American Lawyer
03/08/13Nine Porter Hedges Attorneys Named Rising Stars
12/24/12Porter Hedges Represents Special Committee of the Gulfport Energy Corporation Board of Directors in the $372 million acquisition of Utica Shale Acreage from Windsor Ohio
04/18/12Porter Hedges Represents Cameron International Corporation in the $270 Million Acquisition of TTS Energy Division

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Events

01/01/03"Mergers and Acquisitions: Basic Concepts and Current Issues," Texas Society of CPAs, 8th Annual CPE Family Conference, Galveston
01/01/02"Mergers and Acquisitions: Current Developments Under Section 368," Houston Area Tax Forums