- International Practice
- Securities Regulation
- Climate Change
- Financial Institutions
- Labor and Employment
- Strategic Communications
- Corporate and Securities
- Financial Restructuring
- Educational Institutions
- Private Funds
- Intellectual Property
- Public Finance
- White Collar Defense
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Charles H. Still, Jr.
Charles Still is co-head of the firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice. He advises clients on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance and securities law compliance matters, with a particular focus on the energy industry.
Charles has experience representing issuers and investment banks in a variety of public and private securities transactions. His experience includes initial public offerings, private investment in public equity transactions (PIPEs) and other public and private offerings of common and preferred equity securities, as well as public and private offerings of high yield, investment grade and convertible debt securities. Charles has experience with initial public offerings and other capital markets transactions for master limited partnerships (MLPs) in addition to corporate issuers. He also represents clients on transactions with security holders, such as debt and equity repurchases, refinancings and restructurings.
Charles’s mergers and acquisitions experience includes representation of buyers and sellers in a broad range of transactions, including acquisitions and sales of public and private companies, joint ventures and private equity investments.
Charles also advises corporate clients on SEC reporting and disclosure obligations and other corporate governance and compliance matters.
Charles’s transactional experience spans all aspects of the energy industry, including oil and gas exploration and production, oilfield services, midstream, refining and marketing and power.
Representation of Venoco, Inc. and its parent company in multiple Rule 144A and private offerings of senior notes.
Representation of Ferrellgas, L.P. and Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. in multiple public and Rule 144A offerings of senior notes.
Representation of Sysco Corporation in multiple public offerings of senior notes.
Representation of Energy & Exploration Partners, Inc. in a Rule 144A offering of convertible subordinated notes.
Representation of Ruby Pipeline, L.L.C. in a Rule 144A offering of senior notes.
Representation of El Paso Corporation and its subsidiaries in multiple public and Rule 144A offerings of senior notes.
Representation of the underwriters or initial purchasers in multiple public and Rule 144A offerings of senior notes of Energy Transfer Partners LP.
Representation of Energy & Exploration Partners, Inc. in its proposed initial public offering.
Representation of a midstream MLP in its proposed initial public offering.
Representation of a royalty interest MLP in its proposed initial public offering.
Representation of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation in a PIPE offering of common stock.
Representation of FX Energy, Inc. in a public offering of common stock.
Representation of the underwriters in a public offering of common stock of TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd.
Representation of the underwriters in a public offering of common stock of GeoResources Inc.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Representation of FX Energy, Inc. in its acquisition by ORLEN Upstream Sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of PKN ORLEN SA.
Representation of National Grid USA in the sale of its interest in Iroquois Gas Transmission System, L.P. to Dominion Midstream Partners, LP.
Representation of an oil and gas exploration and production company in the proposed sale of its interest in a midstream joint venture.
Representation of HEYCO Energy Group in the sale of its subsidiary, Harvey E. Yates Company, to Matador Resources Co.
Representation of Three Rivers Natural Resource Holdings III LLC in an equity commitment from Riverstone Holdings LLC.
Representation of Venoco, Inc. in its going private transaction.
Representation of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (formerly Hillenbrand Industries, Inc.) in the spin-off of its Batesville Casket business.
Publications and Speeches
"Proxy Access Shareholder Proposals: SEC Issues No-Action Responses," Corporate Compliance Insights, March 14, 2016
J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 1994
B.A., Wesleyan University, 1990
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities
State Bar of Texas, Business Law Section
Houston Bar Association
Legalease, The Legal 500 United States, Capital Markets: Debt Offerings, 2013-2016; Capital Markets: Equity Offerings, 2016
Woodward/White, Inc., Best Lawyers, 2007-2017
Thomson Reuters, Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2004, 2006, 2008