T. John Lin practices in the area of corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities regulation and capital markets. His experience includes public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, representation of companies in the purchase and sale of assets and securities, securities law compliance and corporate governance matters.
Mr. Lin is a 2002 graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.
- Represented a public company in negotiating and documenting its Fourth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement with a syndicate of lenders, increasing the capacity under the senior secured revolving credit facility from $1.3 billion to $1.8 billion. The entire amount of the facility may be used for loans and letters of credit in certain non-U.S. currencies.
- Represented a public provider of offshore contract drilling services in negotiating and documenting a commercial paper program whereby the company may issue up to $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding at any one time of unsecured, short-term commercial paper notes pursuant to the private placement exemption in Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933.
- Represented a public international energy services company and its U.S. subsidiary in Houston in the negotiation and documentation of a $50 million secured revolving credit facility.
- Represented a service company in the energy industry in repelling a shareholder’s threatened class action arising out of a description in the client’s proxy statement of its stock option plan.
- Represented an engineering and construction firm in its securities acquisition of a company providing geotechnical and geological engineering services for the power transmission, mining, transportation, and water resources sectors. Assisted client with the post-closing merger of acquired company into a subsidiary.
- Represented affiliates of American Energy Partners, LP in a private equity-backed equity investment of approximately $1.7 billion, including a subordinated debt investment of $450 million. The investment proceeds will be used to acquire and develop energy assets.
- Represented a public infrastructure services provider in its acquisition (through a subsidiary) of a company which provides pipe handling, logistics, inventory, transportation and management services to the pipeline construction industry.
- Represented a U.S. subsidiary of a European public energy services company in a joint venture transaction valued in excess of $50 million to build and operate drill systems.
- Represented the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of The Meridian Resource Corp. in restructuring the compensation of executive management.
- Represented three undisclosed private sellers in connection with three transactions involving the divestiture of $114 million in assets to CRH plc.
- Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2002
- University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1998
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- Asian American Bar Association of Houston
- Texas Young Lawyers Association
- The Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies
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