Ali K. Burner
Ali Burner advises clients in the energy and electric power sector related to regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, trade finance, receivables finance, commercial lending, and inventory lending. Her practice focuses on trading transactions in the wholesale and retail energy markets, and on assisting energy companies and asset owners with the development, exploration, production, acquisition, and divestiture of renewable assets, crude oil, and natural gas. In addition, she represents financial services and technology companies in a variety of international and domestic borrowing base facilities, revolving and term credit facilities, bilateral facilities, and securitizations.
Ali has experience preparing and negotiating energy services agreements, asset purchase agreements, receivables purchase agreements, credit agreements, security agreements, pledge agreements, guaranty agreements, parent agreements, letters of credit, mineral deeds, surface deeds, seismic data license agreements, drilling contracts, deeds of trust, confidentiality agreements, officers’ certificates and resolutions, forbearance agreements, and legal opinions. She has also handled a variety of financings for commercial real estate transactions.
Prior to Jackson Walker, Ali practiced at an international law firm and served as a law clerk in the Environmental Protection Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Texas.
B.A., cum laude, Washington and Lee University
J.D., with honors, University of North Carolina School of Law
- North Carolina Law Review, Symposium Editor and Staff Member
- Graduate School Honor Council, Court Member
- Assisted in an initial public offering totaling $910 million USD of the world’s largest vaping device manufacturer, which was named the 2020 Deal of the Year by China Business Law Journal
- Represented a midstream company in a $155 million acquisition of a 20% membership interest in the owner and operator of a pipeline system spanning from the DJ and Power River basins in Colorado to storage facilities in Oklahoma, which included commitments for up to 100,000 bpd of crude oil
- Represented Fortune 500 global trading and business investment company and its subsidiary in the acquisition of certain producing Eagle Ford properties in South Texas, which span approximately 624 acres in Karnes County
- Pro bono representation of Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)
August 16, 2022Insights
By Ali Burner and Amy Baird
President Joe Biden is set to sign into law the Inflation Reduction Act, which is estimated to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by around 40% by 2030 and to invest $369 billion in energy security and climate change. This article summarizes how the new law impacts new and existing investors, developers, and producers in the energy industry.