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Jeannie B. Poland
Jeannie B. Poland
Senior Associate — Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity
Senior Associate — Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity

Jeannie B. Poland

Jeannie B. Poland

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Jeannie B. Poland

Experience Highlights

  • Momentum Midstream in the sale of a gathering system and gathering pipeline in the Haynesville shale of Louisiana owned by Momentum and Indigo Natural Resources to DTE Midstream for $2.25 billion in cash, plus a $400 million milestone payment upon completion of the gathering pipeline

  • Targa Resources in its $1.6 billion sale of a minority interest in Targa Badlands to GSO Capital Partners and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities

  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners in its $1.03 billion sale of Eureka Midstream Holdings and Hornet Midstream Holdings to EQM Midstream Partners

  • Sixth Street Partners in its $500 million equity commitment to Eagle Land JV, a partnership with Glendale Energy Ventures

  • Direct Energy in its $300 million sale of Clockwork, a home services franchise platform, to Authority Brands 

  • Brazos Midstream Holdings in the formation of a joint venture in the Delaware Basin with The Williams Companies 

  • GenOn Energy, Inc. in its approximately $520 million pending sale of the Hunterstown CCGT power generation facility to Platinum Equity

  • Bayou City Energy, an investor in Alta Mesa and Kingfisher Midstream, in the $3.8 billion combination of Silver Run Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ – SRUN), a special purpose acquisition company, with Alta Mesa and Kingfisher Midstream

  • Bayou City Energy in connection with its investments in multiple portfolio companies, including Own Energy Partners, White Knight Production I, and TXON-SCZ

  • Warburg Pincus in its $150 million capital commitment to Stronghold Energy II, a Midland-based oil and gas exploration and production company focused on the Central Basin Platform of the Permian Basin

  • The owners of Thomas Russell Co., a provider of technology and equipment for natural gas processing and treating, in equity sale to Honeywell for $765 million

  • Board and trust of large public academic hospital in connection with the buyout of management interest in the hospital for $750 million


  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 2013 (Stanford Law Review; Research Assistant to Professor John H. Merryman)
  • Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, M.A., Archaeological Studies, 2010; Teaching Fellow, Classics & Near Eastern Studies
  • Yale, B.A., cum laude, with distinction in the major Classical Civilizations, 2008
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” 2021
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas
  • United States Tax Court