Chad M. Smith

Chad M. Smith is an associate in the Houston office of Latham & Watkins, and focuses his practice on domestic and international energy transactions, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions. His particular knowledge includes:

  • Acquisitions and divestitures of onshore and offshore upstream and midstream assets and businesses
  • Joint ventures and other strategic combinations in connection with the development of upstream and midstream assets
  • Drafting and negotiating development agreements, joint operating agreements, services agreements and other contracts relevant to the energy industry
  • Corporate governance
  • Private equity investments