Tara Romero McElhiney

Associate

Houston
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Tara Romero McElhiney focuses her practice on private mergers and acquisitions, corporate securities and corporate governance, with an emphasis on the energy industry.

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  • Represented a leading oil field services company in multiple strategic acquisitions of private companies. 
  • Represented a national retail electricity provider in multiple strategic acquisitions to grow its retail natural gas business.
  • Represented a public exploration and production company in a $71 million public offering of its common shares.
  • Represented underwriters in multiple public offerings of common stock.
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Experience

  • Represented a leading oil field services company in multiple strategic acquisitions of private companies. 
  • Represented a national retail electricity provider in multiple strategic acquisitions to grow its retail natural gas business.
  • Represented a public exploration and production company in a $71 million public offering of its common shares.
  • Represented underwriters in multiple public offerings of common stock.
  • Assisted various public companies in the preparation of periodic filings, shelf registration statements, and proxy statements.
  • Represented a global industrial services company in its preparation of various commercial agreements required for daily operations.
  • Assisted an exploration and production master limited partnership's acquisition of property through a drop-down transaction.
  • Assisted a public exploration and production company in developing and approving a Section 382 rights agreement.
  • Represented and advised various clients in connection with entity formation issues, including advising clients regarding choice of entity issues and preparing organizational documents.

Memberships

  • Houston Young Lawyers Association

Community

  • Mays Business School, Dean's Advisory Board: Member

Industries

Admissions

  • Texas

Education

  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2014; Texas International Law Journal, Managing Editor; Oil & Gas Law Society
  • B.B.A., Management and Business Honors, Texas A&M University, 2011, cum laude