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E. Scot Dixon
E. Scot Dixon
Counsel — Real Estate
Counsel — Real Estate

E. Scot Dixon

E. Scot Dixon
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

E. Scot Dixon

An accomplished lawyer with more than 20 years of experience, Scot’s principal area of practice involves commercial real estate transactions, including real estate aspects of energy, project development, and project finance transactions. His experience includes representing publicly traded corporations in mergers and acquisitions, and development partnerships in large-scale projects. Prior to joining the firm in December 2006, Scot was a partner in the Houston office of an Am Law 100 firm.

Experience Highlights

  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System in its $1 billion transfer to the Catholic Health Initiatives

  • Dyno Nobel Inc. in the development of an $850 million anhydrous ammonia plant in Louisiana, including project development arrangements, real estate and environmental matters, and negotiation of CO2 and ammonia offtake agreements

  • Dart Container Corp. in approximately $2 billion first- and second-lien secured financing from Oneida Investment Company

  • An infrastructure-focused private equity firm in the $850 million refinancing of a marine terminal company and facility

  • Huntsman Corporation in its $1.1 billion acquisition of the performance additives and titanium dioxide businesses of Rockwood Holdings

  • A municipal hospital authority in the sale of the campus of a suburban Houston hospital, including the hospital buildings, professional office buildings, ancillary buildings, parking areas and land for future development; transaction included structuring performance incentives for covenants of purchaser to build additional facilities and to operate a hospital on the campus

  • Dart Container Corporation in the $1 billion acquisition of Solo Cup Company

  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in its agreement with DuPont to purchase DuPont’s global Kocide and ManKocide copper fungicide assets

  • A subsidiary of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. in connection with acquisition financing for the Safe Harbor hydroelectric project

  • An infrastructure-focused private equity firm in the acquisition of a marine terminal company

  • BP Alternative Energy in the sale of its interest in a hydrogen energy project in California to SCS Energy

  • Enterprise Product Partners, LP in the $550 million sale of its Mississippi natural gas storage facilities to Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P

  • Frank’s International in the sale of substantially all of the assets of its oil tool manufacturing subsidiary to Intervale Capital

  • Calfrac Well Services Corporation in the $147 million acquisition of the hydraulic well fracturing services business and coiled tubing business of Mission Well Services

Credentials

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with high honors, 1993 (Chancellors; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; Associate Editor, Texas Law Review)
  • Rice University, B.A., Economics summa cum laude, 1990 (Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Epsilon)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), Real Estate Law, 2010–2021
  • Legal 500 U.S., Real Estate, 2017
  • Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2004−2007, 2011, 2018 and 2019
  • Board Certified: Commercial Real Estate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2002
  • Member: Houston Bar Association; Downtown Kiwanis Club
  • Texas
  • “Permissible REIT Assets,” Texas Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Journal, October 2005
  • “The Ownership of Narrow Strips of Land,” Texas Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Journal, October 2003