Eric L. Muñoz

Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Eric L. Muñoz

Eric L. Muñoz

Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Biography

Key Experience

* Handles corporate financing matters, including syndicated loan transactions and high-yield debt offerings.
* Advises on a wide array of corporate financing transactions during the entire life cycle of a business.
* Brings a deep business background and understands real-world demands on clients.

Practice

Eric Muñoz works with clients regarding debt issuance, maintenance and repayment. He also advises on debt covenant compliance and transaction structuring. Most recently, he has advised on recapitalizations to reduce debt and extend debt maturities, on structuring and issuing secured and unsecured debt, and on acquisition financing.

Prior to his legal career, Eric held management positions in the health care and technology sectors. This background helps him understand strains on management, real-world implications of legal requirements and the impact of budget constraints.

Eric’s clients include:

* upstream oil and gas companies
* midstream energy companies
* renewable energy providers
* small-cap lenders.

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Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Education
JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
Class of 2006

The University of Houston Law Center combines excellence and diversity. Its location in Houston, the fourth largest city in the U.S., gives students and graduates access to one of the world's largest legal markets. The city is also home to the world’s largest health care and medical complex and recognized as the energy capital of the world with multiple Fortune 500 companies headquartered here.

BA in Economics
Class of 1997

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

Memberships
Senior Articles Editor
Prior

The Houston Law Review is a scholarly journal published by students at the University of Houston Law Center. The organization itself is non-profit corporation run independent of the Law Center administration, with student editors making all editorial and organizational decisions. The articles published include those authored by students as well as professionals and cover a wide range of legal issues. Professionals who have authored articles for the law review in the past have included professors and practitioners who are recognized experts in their fields. The law review publishes one volume each year comprising of five separate issues, at least one of which is a symposium issue. Recent symposiums have been focused on topics of present day interest in various areas of Intellectual Property law. The journal has a circulation of over a 1000 copies with subscriptions from libraries and practicing lawyers. In addition to publishing the journal, the law review hosts the Frankel Lecture Series, featuring prominent speakers and recognized scholars from across the nation. In a ranking of law reviews based on journal citations, the Houston Law Review has recently ranked among the top fifty law reviews in the nation. The Houston Law Review was founded in 1963 under guidance of Dean Newell Blakely, and with contribution from twenty lifetime sponsors including Houston firms such as Baker Botts, Fulbright & Jaworski and Vinson & Elkins. In 1970, Professor G. Sidney Buchanan became the first faculty advisor to the law review. Now in its 44th year of publication, the law review has over 1000 alumni members making valuable contributions to legal community all across the nation. These include judges on United States District Courts and the Texas Supreme Court, renowned practitioners, and general counsels to Fortune 500 companies. Recent alumni members of the Houston Law Review have served as judicial clerks to federal district and circuit judges. For the current members, the law review serves as an academic forum for legal scholarship. All members complete a casenote or comment that is deemed publishable. This provides an opportunity for Review members to develop their own writing skills. Further, all members take part in the comprehensive editorial process that every published article goes through. This helps members build on both their research proficiency as well as their editing skills.

Career History
Partner
Current

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP provides legal services. It represents individuals and corporations in civil and criminal fraud investigations in which they face the potential loss of freedom and damage to their reputations. The company's areas of practice includes appellate, litigation, business & commercial litigation, dispute resolution, government contracts, internal investigations, labor and employment, oil and gas patent, trademark and copyright infringement, product liability and toxic tort securities litigation. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Boards & Committees
Member, Diversity Committee, Houston
Current

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP provides legal services. It represents individuals and corporations in civil and criminal fraud investigations in which they face the potential loss of freedom and damage to their reputations. The company's areas of practice includes appellate, litigation, business & commercial litigation, dispute resolution, government contracts, internal investigations, labor and employment, oil and gas patent, trademark and copyright infringement, product liability and toxic tort securities litigation. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Political Donations
$250
2012

Former President of United States

$25
2010

Chairman, Lazard Houston at Lazard Ltd.

Transactions
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Talos Energy, Inc. purchases Talos Oil & Gas LLC

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Mesquite Energy, Inc., Blackstone Corporate Private Equity, Anadarko Petroleum Corp. /Western Eagle Ford/ /Private Group purchase Anadarko Petroleum Corp. /Western Eagle Ford Assets from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

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RM Partners LP purchases Rice Midstream Holdings LLC /Water Services Business from Rice Energy, Inc.

Awards & Honors
University of Houston Law Center - Distinguished Service Award
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