Michael R. King, a partner in the Houston office, represents oil and gas companies and private equity sponsors in upstream and midstream transactional matters. His upstream practice has a particular focus on acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas properties and project development. He also handles farm-ins and other joint ventures and related arrangements. His midstream practice includes matters relating to midstream joint ventures, gathering agreements, processing agreements, and fractionation agreements.
Mr. King is a member of the following:
- Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
- The Houston Bar Association
- The Houston Young Lawyers Association
He is listed in the Chambers USA Guide as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in energy: oil & gas (transactional), 2011-2015, Best Lawyers in America for Oil & Gas Law for 2013-2015, Best Lawyers in America for Natural Resources Law for 2015, & an International Who's Who lawyer for Energy in 2015. Mr. King was recognized in Law360 as a MVP in Mergers & Acquisitions Law for 2011, and was also named as a Texas Rising Star in Texas Monthly and Law and Politics, 2006-2012. In 2010 he was named in Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Energy and Natural Resources Lawyers.