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Elena Sauber
Elena Sauber
Counsel — Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity
Counsel — Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity

Elena Sauber

Elena Sauber

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, Texas 75201

Elena Sauber

Experience Highlights

  • Pioneer Natural Resources in the sale of its Eagle Ford shale and remaining South Texas assets to Ensign Natural Resources

  • Pioneer Natural Resources in its $132 million sale of 2,900 net acres in the Sinor Nest field to an undisclosed third party

  • Caelus Natural Resources Alaska in its sale of the Oooguruk oil field to Eni 

  • Northwoods Energy, a portfolio company of Apollo Global Management, in the $500 million acquisition of SM Energy’s Powder River Basin assets

  • Varde Partners in its sale of oil and gas interests in South Texas to Magnolia Oil & Gas

  • Contanda Steel, a portfolio company of EQT Partners, in the acquisition of all assets and operations of Inbesa America, private steel terminal

  • Synagro Technologies, a portfolio company of EQT Partners, in the acquisition of Nursery Products, owner of a composting facility in Southern California

  • Vision Source, a Brazos Private Equity Partners portfolio company, in the sale of the company, North America’s largest service network of independent optometrists, to Essilor, a manufacturer of optical lenses 

  • Private equity firm in the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of a company that sells and services residential mortgage loans 

  • Azure Midstream Partners in the $189 million Section 363 sale of its East Texas and Northern Louisiana midstream business and assets to BTA Gathering and certain preferential right midstream assets to BP America Production Company 

  • Resource Energy in its $24 million acquisition of oil and gas assets from Crescent Point Energy 

  • Double Eagle Energy in the $200 million sale of its non-operated working interests in the SCOOP and STACK resource plays in southern and central Oklahoma to American Energy – NonOp

  • Sumitomo Forestry America in its acquisition of three key businesses from Crescent Communities, a residential and commercial real estate company

  • KJ Energy in the acquisition of certain oil and gas producing assets in East Texas and North Louisiana  

  • Morrison Supply Company in the acquisition of the assets of Kiva Kitchen & Bath and BAS Appliance Gallery, affiliated entities engaged in the distribution of household appliances, fixtures and related accessories 

  • A holding company, established under the laws of The British Virgin Islands, in a transaction to sell a U.S. helicopter manufacturer to a Chinese investment company 

  • A global inspection service provider in a transaction to acquire a Vancouver-based mineral testing business

  • A global inspection service provider in a transaction to acquire an Oregon-based audit and inventory management business 


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2009 (John M. Olin Scholar in Law and Economics; Senior Editor, Virginia Journal of International Law; Senior Executive Editor,  Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law)
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Diploma in Civil Law, 2006
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), Mergers & Acquisitions Law (Dallas), 2023 and 2024
  • New York
  • Texas
  • Russian