Allison D. Jones

Associate

Houston
T +1.713.646.1343  |  F +1.713.751.1717

Allison Jones focuses her practice on oil and gas transactional and securities matters, with a depth of experience in representing clients in capital markets transactions and acquisitions and divestitures of shale and other oil and gas properties. Allison also advises public and private companies regarding commercial agreements, corporate formation and governance, and general business and organizational matters.

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Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Represented a Texas-based exploration and production company with various acquisitions of oil and gas assets and properties in Texas and Kansas.
Securities and Capital Markets
  • Represented an international investment bank in various public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including the public offering of common stock for a growth-oriented exploration and production company and the private offering of debt instruments for a private power-generation company.
Corporate Governance and Formation
  • Represented and advised various clients in connection with entity formation issues, including advising clients regarding choice of entity issues and preparing organizational documents.
General Corporate Matters
  • Represented a publicly listed exploration and production company in its preparation of various agreements required for its daily operations.
Oil and Gas
  • Represented various exploration and production companies in connection with the preparation of oil and gas leases, assignments, and participation and joint development agreements.
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Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Represented a Texas-based exploration and production company with various acquisitions of oil and gas assets and properties in Texas and Kansas.
  • Represented a privately owned Pennsylvania company in the sale of both producing and undrilled oil and gas properties. 
  • Represented a public company in the acquisition of a Texas-based exploration and development company with oil and gas assets and properties located in Louisiana and offshore Louisiana. 
  • Represented a client in a corporate separation and reorganization transaction involving various assets, including oil and gas properties and interests located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia and Wyoming.
  • Represented an Australian-listed company with operations in the United States in connection with the structuring and financing of various acquisition opportunities. 
  • Advised a special committee of an exploration and production company in a related-party transaction with respect to the disposition of its onshore Gulf Coast assets.
Securities and Capital Markets
  • Represented an international investment bank in various public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including the public offering of common stock for a growth-oriented exploration and production company and the private offering of debt instruments for a private power-generation company.
  • Represented co-placement agents in connection with a private offering of common stock by a public exploration and production company with assets located in North Dakota, Montana and Texas.
  • Represented a publicly listed exploration and production company with assets in Texas and Kansas in multiple public and private offerings of equity securities.
  • Represented clients in connection with filings and compliance under the Securities and Exchange Act.
  • Represented an underwriting syndicate in connection with an approximately $50 million underwritten public offering of common stock for an exploration and production company with oil and gas assets in the STACK play in the Mid-Continent United States. 
  • Represented an NYSE MKT-listed exploration and production company with assets in the Permian Basin in connection with an approximately $65 million underwritten public offering of common stock. 
  • Represented a private equity fund in connection with the completion of a $10 million capital raise. 
Corporate Governance and Formation
  • Represented and advised various clients in connection with entity formation issues, including advising clients regarding choice of entity issues and preparing organizational documents.
  • Advised clients regarding ongoing governance and management of their companies, including the adoption of company policies and procedures and preparation of governance documents.
  • Advised various domestic and foreign public companies, boards of directors and special committees in corporate and transactional matters.
General Corporate Matters
  • Represented a publicly listed exploration and production company in its preparation of various agreements required for its daily operations.
  • Represented an international exploration and production company with its primary assets in Colombia and Peru in general corporate and contract matters.
  • Assisted a large international oil and gas service company in the establishment of a contract management system for each line of business.
Oil and Gas
  • Represented various exploration and production companies in connection with the preparation of oil and gas leases, assignments, and participation and joint development agreements.
  • Advised clients on matters relating to mineral titles and issued title opinions covering land in Texas and Kansas.

Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas: Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Women’s Energy Network

Community

  • Houston Zoo Young Supporters (FLOCK)
  • Urban Green Hermann Park Conservancy

Services

Industries

Admissions

  • North Dakota
  • Kansas
  • Texas

Education

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2009, summa cum laude, South Texas Law Review
  • B.S., Business Administration, The University of Kansas, 2005