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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

Jeannie’s principal area of practice is corporate finance and securities law, including private equity, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and general corporate representation.  Jeannie works with private equity investors, their portfolio companies, and a variety of other public and private companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and strategic investments.

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