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Overview

Nathan focuses his practice on corporate matters.

He has advised private and public companies on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and corporate governance in a range of industries, including oil and gas, manufacturing, technology, pharmaceutical services, investment banking and private equity.


Services

Education

  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School
    • with honors
      • Order of the Coif
      • Kirkland & Ellis Scholar
      • The University of Chicago Law Review, Business & Communications Editor
  • B.S., Brigham Young University
    • cum laude
    • Business Management

Admissions

  • Texas
  • Missouri
Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Regency Energy Partners LP – $18 billion merger with Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.
  • Colfax Corporation – $185 million purchase of Roots blowers and compressors business unit from GE Oil & Gas
  • Transocean Ltd. – $23.8 million merger with Transocean Partners LLC
  • Private Pharmaceutical and Medical Management Services Provider – Sale of pharmaceutical compounding division
  • Private Oil & Gas Component Manufacturer – Acquisition of private oilfield tool manufacturer
  • Private Investor – Acquisition of private oilfield services company
  • Private Investor – Acquisition of private manufacturing assembly services company

Capital Markets

  • Schlumberger Ltd. – $6 billion private offering of senior notes
  • Transocean Ltd. – multiple private offerings of senior secured notes totaling $1.2 billion
  • Underwriter counsel for Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. – multiple public offerings of senior notes totaling $3.6 billion, $1 billion public offering of common equity and continuous offering program
  • Underwriter counsel for Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. – multiple private offerings of senior notes totaling $1.25 billion, $400 million private offering of senior secured notes, $160 million public offering of common equity and continuous offering program
  • Underwriter counsel for Cameron International Corporation – multiple public offerings of senior notes totaling $1.25 billion
  • Underwriter counsel for Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited – multiple private offerings of senior and convertible notes totaling $1 billion

Initial Public Offerings

  • Transocean Partners LLC – $384 million initial public offering of common units
  • Underwriter counsel for Plains GP Holdings, L.P. – $2.82 billion initial public offering of common units
  • Underwriter counsel for LGI Homes, Inc. – $103 million initial public offering of common stock

Public Company Corporate Counsel

  • Exchange Act reporting; proxy statements; NYSE matters; corporate governance; Section 16 compliance