Michael Blankenship

Locke Lord LLP

Michael J. Blankenship is a Partner in the Houston office of Locke Lord LLP and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Capital Markets Section where he focuses his practice on corporate finance and securities law, including securities offerings, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) offerings and transactions, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate representation.

He regularly counsels public companies on strategic transactions, capital markets offerings and general corporate and securities law matters. Mike represents both issuers and underwriters in U.S. and international capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, and advises on corporate governance and securities market regulation.

Representative Experience :

  • Advised the Conflicts Committee of Spectra Energy Partners, LP (SEP) in the completed conversion of all of Enbridge Inc.’s incentive distribution rights (IDRs) and general partner economic interests in SEP into 172.5 million newly issued SEP common units
  • Represented retail energy services company in its $54 million initial public offering of common stock
  • Represented exploration and development company in its $742 million public offering of common stock
  • Represented master limited partnership in its launch of a $74 million at-the-market (ATM) public offering of common units
  • Represented underwriters to master limited partnership in its $330 million public offering of common stock
  • Represented underwriters to master limited partnership in its launch of a $657,501,907 ATM public offering of common units
  • Represented underwriters to a natural gas and petroleum exploration and production company in its public offering of 86,000,000 shares of common stock
  • Represented underwriters to oil, natural gas and geothermal drilling contractor in its $500 million offering of exchangeable senior unsecured notes
  • Represented Saddle Butte Rockies Midstream, LLC and affiliates in its announced $625 million acquisition by Black Diamond Gathering, LLC, a newly formed joint venture by Noble Midstream Partners LP and Greenfield Midstream, LLC
  • Represented major North American energy infrastructure company in its $915 million acquisition of a midstream master limited partnership
  • Represented midstream master limited partnership in its acquisition of a 49.9 percent interest in an interstate natural gas pipeline company from a major North American energy infrastructure company

Professional History :

  • Partner, Locke Lord LLP
  • Co-Chair, Locke Lord Capital Markets Section
  • Senior Associate, Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. (Houston)
  • Associate, Paul Hastings LLP (Houston)
  • Associate, Shearman & Sterling LLP (New York)

Education :

  • J.D., cum laude, Rutgers University School of Law, 2008
  • M.B.A., Finance, Syracuse University – Martin J. Whitman School of Management, 2005
  • B.A., Distinction in Economics, University of Rochester, 2003

Admissions :

  • Texas, 2014
  • California, 2009
  • New York, 2009

Cost

Rate : $$$

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