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Michael Marek
Michael Marek
Senior Associate — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets
Senior Associate — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets

Michael Marek

Michael Marek

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Michael Marek

Mike focuses his practice on corporate and securities transactions, as well as general corporate matters. He works with private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies, and a variety of other public and private companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and other strategic transactions. Mike has also assisted issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities.

Experience Highlights

  • Omega Protein in its $500 million sale to Cooke, a global seafood company based in Canada

  • Greenfield Midstream in a $300 million line of equity commitment to the company, focused on midstream infrastructure across North America, from EnCap Flatrock Midstream

  • Upstream-focused portfolio company in a $300 million line of equity commitment by an energy-focused private equity fund

  • C&J Energy Services in its $265 million acquisition of O-Tex Holdings, a White Deer Energy portfolio company and provider of oilfield cementing services

  • Bluescape Energy Partners in the $40 million preferred investment in Riley Exploration – Permian, a Yorktown Partners portfolio company

  • Clearlake Capital Partners in connection with the restructuring and financing facilities of Knight Energy Holdings

  • Blackstone in its $1.57 billion acquisition of an interest in the Rover pipeline project from a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners

  • Chisholm Energy Holdings in a $500 million line of equity commitment to the company, focused on oil and gas assets in the northern Delaware Basin, from Warburg Pincus

  • Castlerock Exploration in a line of equity commitment to the company by institutional investors

  • Memorial Resource Development in its $4.4 billion merger with Range Resources 

  • RSP Permian in the $2.4 billion acquisition of Silver Hill Energy Partners and Silver Hill E&P II 

  • TransCanada Corporation in the $915 million merger of Columbia Pipeline Partners and Columbia Pipeline Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransCanada

  • Enviva Wilmington Holdings in its $175 million sale  of Enviva Pellets Sampson to Enviva Partners


  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2014 (Editor-in-Chief, Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, & Energy Law, 2013-2014)
  • The University of Texas McCombs School of Business, MBA with concentration in Energy Finance, 2014 (Sord Scholar Award and Dean’s Award Winner)
  • Stanford University, B.A., International Relations, 2009
  • Member: Texas Energy Law Association
  • Member: University of Texas Friar Society
  • Texas
  • Spanish (proficient)
  • “A Future for Reserve-Based Lending in Emerging Markets?,” 9  Tex. J. Oil Gas & Energy L., 2014 (co-author)