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Sarah H. Mitchell
Sarah H. Mitchell
Partner — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets
Partner — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets

Sarah H. Mitchell

Sarah H. Mitchell

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

Sarah H. Mitchell

Experience Highlights

  • Enbridge (US) Inc. in its $1.2 billion acquisition of seven operating U.S. landfill gas-to-renewable natural gas facilities in Texas and Arkansas from Morrow Renewables

  • Brookfield Renewable Power in the approximately $1 billion acquisition of Scout Clean Energy from Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners

  • DigitalBridge in its acquisition of a controlling stake in Vertical Bridge Holdings, the largest private owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure in the U.S.

  • Blackstone in its acquisition of Sabre Industries from The Jordan Company

  • Apollo Global Management in the acquisition of a majority interest in Total Operations and Production Services, a leading provider of gas compression services for the Permian Basin with a focus on electric driven compression systems that offer customers improved performance and reduced emissions, from Black Bay Energy Capital

  • The Sinclair Companies in the combination of Sinclair Oil’s refining, renewable diesel and logistics assets with those of HollyFrontier Corporation and Holly Energy Partners, L.P.

  • Tinicum in its acquisition of Watlow®, a designer and manufacturer of complete thermal systems

  • TPG Growth and The Rise Fund in their majority investment in Greenhouse, a hiring software company

  • Mercuria Investments in the $169 million acquisition of Beyond6, an alternative fuels solution platform supporting the decarbonization of heavy-truck transportation, from HC2 Holdings (now Innovate Corp. (NYSE: VATE))

  • Caelus Natural Resources Alaska, a portfolio company of Apollo Global Management, in the sale of 100 percent of the Nuna discovery, located near the Oooguruk Field in Alaska, to ConocoPhillips Alaska

  • Hygo Energy Transition in its $5 billion merger with New Fortress Energy

  • Quantum Energy Partners and Post Oak Energy Capital in the $3.6 billion sale of Oryx Midstream to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners 

  • Roan Resources in its $1 billion sale to Citizen Energy Operating, LLC, an affiliate of Warburg Pincus

  • The Carlyle Group in a $374 million investment commitment to Amp Solar Group, a Canadian-based global renewable energy platform, to support its growth in core markets in North America, Japan, Australia, Spain and the UK

  • Clovis Point Capital in a $40 million investment in NinjaCat, Inc., the leading all-in-one platform for marketing teams to store, report, monitor and analyze data at scale

  • Takkion Holdings, a subsidiary of funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in Transportation Partners & Logistics, a leading provider of logistics, transportation, and supply chain management solutions serving renewable energy and industrial markets

  • Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce solutions and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company, in its acquisition of Certona, a provider of real-time, AI-driven omnichannel personalization software solutions

  • Morgan Stanley Energy Partners its acquisition of Specialized Desanders, a provider of sand management solutions to the oil and gas industry

  • Represented a private equity buyer of a gas-fired power plant on a R&W insurance claim for breaches of financial statements representations

  • Represented a private equity portfolio company in the financial services industry on a R&W insurance claim involving a third-party demand that alleged non-compliance with law

  • Represented a private equity portfolio company in the technology space on a R&W insurance claim for breaches of material contracts and customer representations

  • Represented a private equity buyer and its portfolio company in the midstream energy space on a R&W insurance claim for breaches of condition of assets representations

  • Represented a private equity portfolio company in the manufacturing space on a R&W insurance claim in connection with a bolt-on acquisition for breaches of the labor and employment representations

  • Represented operator of solar power plant in claim under general liability insurance policies

  • Represented pharmaceutical company in connection with working capital arbitration and related indemnification claims under master purchase agreement, resulting in $700 million settlement in favor of client

  • Represented Houston museum in Hurricane Harvey claim under property and business interruption insurance policy

  • Represented major pharmaceutical company as insured in a suite of 10 ad-hoc arbitrations concerning a denial of coverage in a pharmaceutical-related insurance policy excess tower


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2008 (Staff, Journal of Law and Gender)
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., Spanish, Honors in the College of Arts and Sciences, magna cum laude, 2005 (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • MergerLinks, Top Mid Cap M&A Lawyers in North America, 2023
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2023
  • Member: Dallas Bar Association, Torts and Insurance Practice Section; State Bar of Texas, Insurance Law Section
  • New York
  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • Spanish (proficient)
  • “Are We ‘Walking the Walk’ or just ‘Talking the Talk’ on R&W Claims?,” Aon’s M&A and Transaction Solutions Symposium, January 30, 2024 (panelist)
  • “O&G M&A Trends; Representation and Warranty Insurance in O&G Deals,” Dallas Bar Association Energy Section, 38th Annual Review of Energy Law, August 17, 2023 (panelist)
  • “Ask an Underwriter Anything: What M&A Deal Professionals and Their Advisors Most Want to Know,” Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions Symposium, January 31, 2023 (co-moderator)
  • “Recent Trends in Representations and Warranties Insurance,” Dallas Bar Association M&A Section, May 11, 2021 (panelist)
  • “Everything You Want to Know About Insurance But Were Afraid to Ask,” Association for Corporate Growth’s Strategic Acquirer Summit, November 4, 2019 (panelist)
  • “Claims Session: The Claim Settlement Process,” Transaction Insurance Insights Conference – Hosted by Advisen, January 30, 2019 (panelist)
  • “The Nuts and Bolts of Representations and Warranties Insurance in M&A Transactions,” September 5, 2018 (panelist)
  • “Insuring M&A Transactions,” September 5, 2018 (panelist)
  • “Representations and Warranties Insurance in Energy M&A: An Old Product Gets a New Look,” V&E Houston Office, April 11, 2018 (panelist)
  • “September 1 Changes to Texas Insurance Law for Property Claims Following Hurricane Harvey,” V&E Property Insurance Law Update E-communication, August 30, 2017 (co-author)
  • “Thoughts for Officers and Directors of E&P Companies and MLPs in 2016,” V&E website, January 19, 2016 (co-author)
  • “The Latest on Reinsurance Litigation, Arbitration and Risk Management,” Perrin Conferences Emerging Insurance Coverage & Allocation Issues in 2012 CLE Presentation, February 23, 2012 (co-authored)
  • “Chapter 31: Notice of Accident, Claim or Suit,” New Appleman Law of Liability Insurance, Matthew Bender, 2011 (co-authored)
  • “Changing Politics of Asbestos Bankruptcies,” HB Asbestos Bankruptcy Current Trends & Future Outlook CLE Presentation, October 6, 2010 (co-authored)
  • “How Bankruptcies Are Continuing to Change the Landscape of Asbestos Litigation and How to Implement Strategies in Response,” American Conference Institute 11th Annual Advanced Forum on Litigating & Managing Asbestos Claims CLE Presentation, April 21, 2010 (co-authored)
  • “Ensuring Insurer Standing to Object to Reorganization,” Law360, Guest Expert Column, August 31, 2009
  • “The Effect of Supreme Court Patent Jurisprudence on Copyright Law,” American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section Annual Conference CLE Presentation, April 4, 2009 (co-authored)