John has more than 38 years’ experience representing clients in the natural resources area. John has advised clients with respect to all aspects of ownership, exploration, production, transportation, processing, sale and marketing of oil and gas, and other natural resources. He is experienced in the formation of and use of various entities, both public and private and the financing of the acquisition and development of hydrocarbons and related assets.
He also has significant experience in energy lending and debt and equity financing. He has represented borrowers and financial and financing institutions with respect to the negotiation and documentation of financing transactions. His experience includes transactions involving hydrocarbon and other mineral reserves, drilling rigs, service companies, landfill gas recovery projects, wind projects and other forms of natural resources as well as fixed site power generation projects. He received his A.B. from Ohio University, his J.D. from George Washington University Law School, and his LL.M. in oil and gas and taxation from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.