Stephen M. Gill
is an accomplished corporate lawyer who leads Vinson & Elkins’ public
company mergers & acquisitions practice. Steve advises both acquirers and
targets involved in high-profile transactions across industry sectors.
Some of his
notable representations include advising RSP Permian in its $9.5 billion sale
to Concho Resources, which created the largest unconventional shale producer in
the Permian Basin, and advising Maxar Technologies in its $3.6 billion merger
with DigitalGlobe, which produced a leading provider of satellites, earth
imagery, geospatial data solutions and analytics.
to his M&A work, Steve represents public companies with respect to
securities law compliance, securities offerings, and corporate governance. He
also advises public companies on matters relating to shareholder activism
Steve is V&E’s chairman of talent management and is also the firm’s
hiring partner. Widely recognized for his accomplishments, he has twice been
named an Energy MVP by Law360, and was one of three finalists for Texas Lawyer’s 2018 Attorney of the Year.
Steve is a member of the board of directors of the Houston Society for the