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Craig W. Murray

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Murray, Craig W.

Craig's primary area of practice is corporate and energy-related finance, with special emphasis on structured finance, asset securitization, and project finance.

His corporate finance experience includes representing lenders and borrowers in structuring and documenting debt-financing transactions, as well as investments by banks and insurance companies. This work has involved traditional commercial loans, asset securitizations, project financings, leveraged buy-out financings, real estate financings, and loan workouts. Craig's experience in energy finance has involved oil and gas properties in Texas, Louisiana, and all major oil and gas producing states, as well as offshore properties in the Gulf Coast.

Education and Professional Background
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, J.D., 1976 (Order of the Coif; Omicron Delta Kappa; Managing Editor, Louisiana Law Review)
  • Rhodes College, B.A., 1969
  • United States Marine Corps, Captain, 1969-73 (including a tour in the Republic of Vietnam in 1971-1972)
  • Admitted to practice: Texas, 1976; Louisiana, 1976
Professional Recognition
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  • Legal 500 U.S., Bank Lending: South, 2008
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Banking & Finance Law, 2006 - 2015; Corporate Law, 2006 - 2015
  • Chambers USA, Banking & Finance Law, 2004 - 2014
Activities and Affiliations
  • Member: American Bar Association; Texas Bar Association; Houston Bar Association
  • Faculty: State Bar of Texas continuing legal education programs on bank financing; Louisiana Mineral Law Institute; Texas Association of Bank Counsel
Publications and Presentations
  • Speaker for seminars and continuing legal education programs relating to structured finance, legal drafting, and the basics of secured transactions

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Houston, TX 77002-6760

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