Rodney Moore

Partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Rodney Moore

Rodney Moore

Partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Biography

Rodney Moore is a partner in the Private Equity practice group in the Dallas and Houston offices.

Mr. Moore regularly represents private equity firms and public and private companies in acquisition, divestiture and joint venture transactions. Mr. Moore has considerable experience representing clients in upstream and midstream oil and gas transactions, including oil and gas property, pipeline and processing facility acquisitions and divestitures, upstream joint development arrangements, and midstream joint venture transactions. He also advises oil and gas companies on operating and other commercial contract matters. Mr. Moore also regularly represents both issuers and investors in connection with transaction and corporate and securities laws matters in restructurings and chapter 11 reorganizations.

Rodney also has extensive experience advising boards of directors of publicly-held corporations in addressing acquisition opportunities and responding to unsolicited acquisition proposals, takeover defenses, and general corporate duties.

His representative clients have included: HM Capital Partners, BlackBrush TexStar LP, Goldman Sachs (GS Global Infrastructure Partners), Natural Gas Partners, Magnetar Capital, EIG Global Energy Partners, GSO Capital Partners, EXCO Resources, Pioneer Natural Resources, Approach Resources, Wildcat Midstream Partners, and Regency Energy Partners.

Experience at Weil and his previous firm includes advising:

* HM Capital

* Establishment of multiple platform energy companies
* Multiple upstream and midstream acquisition and divestiture transactions
* Equity Investment in Triton Energy
* Acquisition/divestiture of Regency Energy Partners
* Sale of interest in upstream JV
* Upstream and midstream joint venture in Eagle Ford Shale

* Kinder Morgan

* Disposition of upstream assets of El Paso

* Regency Energy Partners

* Acquisition TexStar Field Services
* Acquisition of Nexus Gas Holdings
* Acquisition of Pueblo Midstream
* Acquisition of FrontStreet Hugoton
* Acquisition of Zephyr Gas Services

* BlackBrush TexStar LP

* Midstream joint venture in Eagle Ford Share
* Construction of an Olefins/off gas processing facility
* Sale of midstream (pipeline) assets
* Sale of upstream oil and gas assets

* EIG Global Energy Partners

* Restructuring/exchange of debt for equity in an offshore exploration and production company

* GSO Capital Partners

* Co investment in $450 million of preferred securities in Plains E&P GOM development project

* Magnetar Capital

* Co-investment in $1.25 billion of preferred securities in Chesapeake Utica JV
* Co investment in $450 million of preferred securities in Plains E&P GOM development project

* Wildcat Midstream Partners

* Joint venture for construction and operation of a crude oil pipeline

Mr. Moore is recognized as a leading lawyer in Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) by Chambers USA 2013. In 2012, Mr. Moore was named a Texas Super Lawyer and is consistently recognized by Best Lawyers in America in both Corporate Law and M&A. Mr. Moore also has been named to the "Who's Who in Energy" list of energy industry leaders compiled by the Dallas Business Journal, the Houston Business Journal and the Pittsburgh Business Times.

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Career History
Partner
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Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. Widely recognized by those covering the legal profession as best in class, Weil’s lawyers regularly advise clients globally on their most complex Litigation, Corporate, Restructuring, and Tax and Benefits matters. With 20 offices worldwide – 9 in the United States and 11 outside the United States – Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business.

Attorney
Prior

Vinson & Elkins LLP provides legal services. The firm maintains civil practice, covering areas such as litigation, public policy, transaction, and energy law. The firm serves the clients including companies from the aviation, energy, financial services, health care, and technology industries. The company was founded in 1917 by James A. Elkins and William A. Vinson and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Political Donations
$500
2009

Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization at United States Department of State

$500
2003

Former President of United States

$1,000
1999

Former President of United States

Transactions
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Basic Energy Services, Inc. purchases C&J Well Services, Inc. from NexTier Oilfield Solutions, Inc.

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Easton Energy LLC purchases Williams Cos., Inc. /Gulf Coast Natural Gas Liquids Pipelines from The Williams Cos., Inc.

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Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure, Inc. purchase Brazos Midstream Holding LLC from Old Ironsides Energy LLC

Awards & Honors
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
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