Brian Rose focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and limited liability company and partnership formations. He also regularly advises borrowers in lending transactions and lenders in their senior secured credit agreements, subordinated debt facilities, and SBIC investments of long-term debt and growth equity. Brian has significant experience representing entrepreneurs and start-up companies in their equity raises and general corporate matters. He works with both private and public companies and private equity firms across a range of industries, with a particular focus on the manufacturing, industrials, oilfield services, renewables, engineering and technology sectors.

Prior to attending law school, Brian advised Fortune 500 clients on the design and implementation of data-driven marketing strategies.

Honors & Recognitions

Texas Rising Stars, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2017-2018

The Legal 500, Recommended Lawyer in Energy Litigation: Oil and Gas

  • Legal 500 (Use for current year Accolade)



J.D., University of Houston Law Center, cum laude, 2007

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude, History, 2001



District of Columbia



Mergers & Acquisitions / Private Equity

  • Public diversified energy company in its $270 million acquisition of a refinery and related logistics assets in Wyoming.
  • Several private equity funds in investing in upstream and midstream energy businesses.
  • Public diversified energy company in its $100 million acquisition of logistics and retail assets in Hawaii.
  • Private oil and gas engineering services business in its $145 million sale to an Australian public company.
  • Houston-based architectural firm in its sale to a private equity-backed architecture and engineering services company.

Debt Financings

  • Private equity fund in a $320 million term loan with a private investment fund lender and a $100 million revolving credit facility, the proceeds of which were used to acquire a Houston-based industrial services company.
  • Private equity fund focused on upstream oil and gas assets in a $100 million reserve-based facility to provide acquisition and working capital financing.
  • Private equity-backed exploration and production company in a $60 million borrowing base credit facility with several European banks.
  • Public, diversified energy company in its $125 million bridge and term loan credit facility with multiple private investment fund lenders.
  • Public manufacturing company in issuing approximately $15 million of senior convertible notes and associated warrants.




Houston Bar Association, Member

Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow

State Bar of Texas, Member

District of Columbia Bar, Member

Virginia State Bar, Member