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Pamela Hays Stabler
Pamela Hays Stabler
Counsel — Executive Compensation & Benefits
Counsel — Executive Compensation & Benefits

Pamela Hays Stabler

Pamela Hays Stabler

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Pamela Hays Stabler

Experience Highlights

  • Riverstone Holdings in the $9.5 billion formation of Talen Energy Corporation, one of the largest independent power producers in the U.S., through a Reverse Morris Trust spin-off of PPL Corporation’s merchant power generation business and the concurrent combination thereof with Riverstone’s merchant power generation business and associated debt financings

  • Natural Gas Partners in its $100 million equity commitment to MS Energy Services, an independent directional drilling service company

  • Riverstone Holdings in its $400 million acquisition of three coal-fired generating plants located in Maryland from a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation

  • Continental Airlines in its $3.2 billion all-stock merger with United Airlines

  • SCF Partners in its combination of five portfolio companies to form Forum Energy Technologies, a provider of manufactured and applied products to the energy industry, and simultaneous investment in the combined company

  • BG North America in the $450 million sale of its entire U.S. power generation portfolio to Energy Capital Partners

  • A leading global private investment firm in the acquisition of Styron from The Dow Chemical Company

  • BP in the $2.4 billion sale of its Texas City refinery and a portion of its retail and logistics network in the Southeast United States to Marathon Petroleum

  • Riverstone Holdings in the acquisition by its portfolio company, TrailStone, of U.S. Oil & Refining Co., owner of a 42,000 bbl/day refinery and a rail, pipeline, marine and truck logistics business in the Pacific Northwest

  • BG Group and EXCO Resources in the $910 million sale of TGGT Holdings, a joint venture between the two companies that owns and operates natural gas gathering, transportation and treating assets, to Azure Midstream


  • Washburn University of Topeka, J.D. with Dean’s honors, 1981 (Technical Editor, Washburn Law Journal)
  • Southern Methodist University, LL.M., Taxation, 1983
  • Washburn University of Topeka, B.A., Economics, 1977
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), (Houston): Employment Law–Management, 2023 and 2024; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, 2024
  • Member: American Bar Association; Houston Bar Association
  • Kansas
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and for the Southern District of Texas
  • “Hurricane Harvey – Tax-Free Financial Assistance for Employees Hit By Harvey and Other Benefit Plan Considerations,” V&E Executive Compensation & Benefits Update E-communication, September 1, 2017 (co-author)